Pataskala, OH

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Living in Pataskala

Pataskala is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 15,883 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pataskala is the 120th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pataskala is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pataskala is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pataskala who work in office and administrative support (14.67%), management occupations (9.63%), and teaching (7.87%).

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

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

In terms of college education, Pataskala is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.34% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pataskala in 2018 was $30,958, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,832 for a family of four. However, Pataskala contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pataskala is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pataskala home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pataskala residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pataskala include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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