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%).
Residents of Trenton by-and-large get to work each day by driving: 96.66% use their own cars for their daily commute, making it a very car-oriented city. While Trenton may be a convenient place for driving around town, the negative aspect of this is that places that are suitable for walking or bicycling to and from work or stores may be few and far between. In general, car-oriented communities emphasize roads and convenience of driving, but not have a lot of walking-friendly areas to get from home to work, and tend not to have a lot of public transportation options.
As is often the case in a small city, Trenton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Trenton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.47% of adults in Trenton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
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.