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Pandora, OH

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Overview


Pandora is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,198 people and just one neighborhood, Pandora is the 556th largest community in Ohio. Pandora has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Occupations and Workforce

Pandora is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pandora is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pandora who work in sales jobs (10.95%), office and administrative support (10.46%), and management occupations (10.09%).

Also of interest is that Pandora has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Pandora 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, Pandora really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pandora 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.

Being a small village, Pandora does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The citizens of Pandora are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.01% of adults in Pandora having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pandora in 2018 was $33,773, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,092 for a family of four. However, Pandora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pandora, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 91.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.

People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Ohio. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 47.5% have German ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Pandora are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.1% 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 58.9% 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, 36.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Pandora, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (47.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report Swiss roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.0%) 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.


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