Beaver is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 440 people and just one neighborhood, Beaver is the 688th largest community in Ohio.
Beaver is a blue-collar town, with 38.89% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Beaver is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Beaver who work in sales jobs (22.78%), healthcare (12.22%), and healthcare suport services (7.22%).
In Beaver, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Beaver does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Beaver has a very low overall level of education: only 9.59% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Beaver in 2018 was $18,420, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,680 for a family of four.
The people who call Beaver home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beaver residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Beaver include German, Irish, English, European, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Beaver is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 45 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.2% of America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Beaver are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 37.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.7%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Beaver, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.3%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.