Plain City is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 4,586 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plain City is the 292nd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Plain City was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Plain City economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Plain City, where the median household income is $78,774.00.
Plain City real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Plain City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plain City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plain City is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plain City who work in management occupations (20.46%), office and administrative support (8.91%), and business and financial occupations (8.37%).
Also of interest is that Plain City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Plain City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Plain City is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Plain City a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Plain City has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Plain City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The education level of Plain City citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.58% of adults in Plain City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Plain City in 2018 was $34,982, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,928 for a family of four. However, Plain City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Plain City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plain City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Plain City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Plain City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Japanese.