Eaton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,145 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eaton is the 192nd largest community in Ohio.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Eaton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.74% of the Eaton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Eaton is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eaton who work in sales jobs (10.44%), office and administrative support (9.39%), and healthcare (7.31%).
As is often the case in a small city, Eaton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Eaton rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.58% of adults 25 and older in Eaton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Eaton in 2018 was $27,060, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,240 for a family of four. However, Eaton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Eaton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eaton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eaton include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Eaton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.