Sheffield is a small town in Ohio with slightly more than 4,000 residents. Middle-aged professionals should fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 44, is older than most cities in Ohio. Renters tend to be in the minority in Sheffield, and 73% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may play a role, as the average rent of $1,185 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $811.
Sheffield has a large number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 10% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 12% have earned a Bachelor's degree. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Sheffield, the most common four of which are manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 28% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in management, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Sheffield workers bring in an average annual income of just under $87,000, more than the state average. The town's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.
Sheffield has an average commute time of about 25 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 48% of residents, while public transportation isn't used. Not many commuters walk to work.