A small town in Ohio, Waterville has slightly more than 5,000 residents. With an average age of just under 40, the town's population ranks around the middle compared to other cities in Ohio, which has an average age of 39. The majority of Waterville residents own their homes, and 13% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs may play a role, as the average rent of $1,076 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $811.
Waterville residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing way to get to work, opted for by 49% of residents, while public transportation isn't extensively used. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.
There are four primary industries in Waterville: healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and education. Together, these industries account for 34% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. Waterville workers earn an average annual income of about $91,000, more than the Ohio average. Waterville's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Waterville has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Furthermore, 18% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.