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Friendship, OH

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Overview


Friendship is a tiny town located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 343 people and just one neighborhood, Friendship is the 726th largest community in Ohio.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Friendship isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Friendship are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Friendship is a town of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Friendship who work in healthcare suport services (24.10%), management occupations (22.30%), and office and administrative support (16.55%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.51% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Friendship’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Friendship has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Friendship has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Friendship than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Friendship may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Friendship doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The citizens of Friendship have a very low rate of college education: just 9.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Friendship in 2022 was $17,848, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,392 for a family of four. However, Friendship contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Friendship also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.53% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Friendship home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Friendship residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Friendship include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Friendship is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 89.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 36 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Friendship are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 32.2% 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 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.6%), and 18.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Friendship, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (3.7%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (36.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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 (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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