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Ottawa, OH
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Ottawa profile

Living in Ottawa

Ottawa is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,426 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ottawa is the 293rd largest community in Ohio.

Because of many things, Ottawa is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ottawa really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ottawa perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Ottawa is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The overall education level of Ottawa citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.77% of adults in Ottawa have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ottawa in 2018 was $31,193, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,772 for a family of four. However, Ottawa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ottawa is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Ottawa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ottawa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ottawa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.12% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ottawa include German, English, Italian, Irish, and African.

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