Trenton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 13,141 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 153rd largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Trenton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Trenton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Trenton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in office and administrative support (14.72%), sales jobs (12.44%), and management occupations (9.88%).
For most residents of Trenton, getting to work requires a car. In fact, 96.66% of people in Trenton drive alone to work on most days, making Trenton a very car-oriented city. In general, car-oriented communities tend to emphasize streets, highways, and ease of parking, often to the detriment of walkability. Strip centers are a feature of Trenton’s landscape.
Being a small city, Trenton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Trenton rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.47% of adults 25 and older in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Trenton in 2018 was $28,759, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,036 for a family of four. However, Trenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.