Newtown is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,671 people and just one neighborhood, Newtown is the 403rd largest community in Ohio.
Newtown home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Newtown real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Newtown is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Newtown is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newtown who work in management occupations (16.79%), sales jobs (12.82%), and healthcare (11.39%).
Also of interest is that Newtown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Newtown is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Newtown is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Newtown’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
If knowledge is power, Newtown is a pretty powerful place. 55.80% of the adults in Newtown have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Newtown in 2018 was $47,663, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,652 for a family of four.
The people who call Newtown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newtown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newtown include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Newtown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and African languages.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
A majority of the adults in the neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Ohio by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in Ohio. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, active retirees and families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 1.8% have Finnish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Newtown are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 63.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 58.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.9%), and 5.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Polish.
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 Newtown, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.8%), 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 (38.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.