Zanesville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 25,158 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Zanesville is the 60th largest community in Ohio. Zanesville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Zanesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Zanesville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zanesville who work in sales jobs (13.05%), food service (11.57%), and office and administrative support (8.24%).
In Zanesville, just 12.11% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Zanesville in 2018 was $19,073, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,292 for a family of four. Zanesville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.06% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Zanesville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Zanesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zanesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Zanesville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Zanesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.