Pickerington, OH

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Living in Pickerington

Pickerington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,158 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pickerington is the 102nd largest community in Ohio. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pickerington, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pickerington, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pickerington’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pickerington does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $97,192.00.

Pickerington real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Pickerington house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Pickerington is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pickerington is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pickerington who work in management occupations (18.32%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and sales jobs (9.79%).

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

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

Pickerington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.55% of adults in Pickerington have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Pickerington in 2018 was $35,454, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,816 for a family of four. However, Pickerington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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