Canal Winchester is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 8,818 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Canal Winchester is the 212th largest community in Ohio. Canal Winchester has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Canal Winchester, where the median household income is $95,647.00.
Canal Winchester real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Canal Winchester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Canal Winchester is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Canal Winchester is a village of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canal Winchester who work in management occupations (14.03%), healthcare (12.72%), and office and administrative support (9.15%).
Also of interest is that Canal Winchester has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Canal Winchester is also a village of artists. Canal Winchester has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Canal Winchester’s character.
Canal Winchester is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Canal Winchester’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Canal Winchester, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.37 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Canal Winchester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Canal Winchester are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.40% of adults in Canal Winchester have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Canal Winchester in 2018 was $39,423, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,692 for a family of four.
Canal Winchester is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Canal Winchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canal Winchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Canal Winchester include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Canal Winchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.