Kettering, OH

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Living in Kettering

Kettering is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 54,855 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Kettering is the 13th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Kettering isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kettering are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kettering is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kettering who work in office and administrative support (12.13%), sales jobs (11.42%), and healthcare (8.34%).

Also of interest is that Kettering has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Kettering citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.45% of adults in Kettering have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kettering in 2018 was $34,883, which is wealthy relative to Ohio, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,532 for a family of four. However, Kettering contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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