Pomeroy is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,757 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pomeroy is the 447th largest community in Ohio. Pomeroy has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pomeroy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pomeroy is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pomeroy who work in sales jobs (17.32%), food service (13.27%), and office and administrative support (12.52%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pomeroy has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pomeroy a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small village, Pomeroy does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Pomeroy has a very low overall level of education: only 7.57% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Pomeroy in 2018 was $16,738, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,952 for a family of four. Pomeroy also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.83% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Pomeroy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pomeroy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pomeroy include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pomeroy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.