Barberton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 25,953 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Barberton is the 55th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Barberton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barberton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Barberton who work in office and administrative support (12.92%), sales jobs (11.74%), and food service (6.65%).
The citizens of Barberton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.89% of adults in Barberton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Barberton in 2018 was $22,448, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,792 for a family of four. However, Barberton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Barberton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Barberton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barberton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barberton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Barberton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.