Stow is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 34,483 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Stow is the 45th largest community in Ohio.
Stow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stow is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stow who work in office and administrative support (13.07%), management occupations (12.83%), and sales jobs (10.97%).
Also of interest is that Stow 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 Stow telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.65% 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.
The citizens of Stow are among the most well-educated in the nation: 48.00% of adults in Stow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stow in 2018 was $38,921, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,684 for a family of four. However, Stow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Stow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stow include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Stow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.