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Westerville, OH
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Living in Westerville


Westerville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 38,862 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Westerville is the 35th largest community in Ohio.

Westerville real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Westerville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Westerville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westerville is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westerville who work in management occupations (13.95%), office and administrative support (10.74%), and healthcare (10.01%).

Also of interest is that Westerville 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 Westerville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.76% 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, Westerville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Westerville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Westerville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Westerville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Westerville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.18% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Westerville in 2018 was $39,037, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,148 for a family of four.

Westerville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Westerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westerville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Westerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.