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Zaleski, OH

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Overview


Zaleski is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 223 people and just one neighborhood, Zaleski is the 770th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Zaleski was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Zaleski isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Zaleski are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Zaleski is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Zaleski who work in sales jobs (26.51%), teaching (23.72%), and healthcare (16.28%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 32.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Zaleski’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Zaleski has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Zaleski has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Zaleski than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Zaleski may be for you.

One downside of living in Zaleski is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Zaleski, the average commute to work is 39.49 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Zaleski is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Zaleski have a very low rate of college education: just 9.88% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Zaleski in 2018 was $29,483, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,932 for a family of four. However, Zaleski contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Zaleski home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zaleski residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Zaleski include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Zaleski is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Zaleski, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 42.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.7% of American neighborhoods.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 23 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 94.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Zaleski are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 42.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.5%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Zaleski, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.6%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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