Northwood is a small town in Ohio with a population of slightly more than 5,000. At an average age of just over 41, the town's population is a little older compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 39. Just 22% of residents rent in Northwood, as the majority own their homes. The average rent of $788/month is roughly the same as the state average.
There are four primary industries in Northwood: retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and warehousing. Combined, these industries account for 29% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 10% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of just over $72K, Northwood workers bring in about $9,000 more than the average Ohio resident. Northwood's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. Northwood has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (11%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 9% possess a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.
With an average commute time of about 21 minutes, shorter than most cities in the state, Northwood residents know that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a vehicle is the typical way to get to work, selected by 45% of workers, while public transit is not used. Walking (2%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number surpasses the national average.