Fredericktown, Ohio mixes the best of agricultural and urban life, with a young, growing population that continues to transform this thriving small town. Located in central Ohio, Fredericktown has a rich agricultural history, and local farms are still going strong. This is a small town where community really means something, with special events, local sports, and festivals where all of your neighbors show up to join the fun. Education is also a major priority in Fredericktown, with a massive, modern new school complex that provides local students with all of the tools that they need to succeed in college, and beyond.
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Fredericktown has seen modest but steady growth in recent years, with an estimated population of just over 2,500 residents today. The population of Fredericktown trends significantly younger than Ohio averages, with an average resident age of 34 years, which includes quite a few young families. Fredericktown residents enjoy an affordable cost of living about 15 percent below the national average, which combined with very low crime rates makes this an especially appealing destination for families with children. It's also the sort of place where people come to settle down, with about 55 percent of Fredericktown residents who are currently married. Browse the newest real estate listings in Fredericktown, OH.
Fredericktown truly has a unique school district, in part because Fredericktown Elementary, Middle, and High Schools are all housed in the same K-12 complex. The new, $29 million facility puts the latest technological schools and best athletic facilities are your child's fingertips, with a talented, caring staff of educators. The Fredericktown Freddies always make parents proud, whether on the field or in the classroom. There are also a number of nearby colleges, including Central Ohio Technical College, Mount Nazarene University, and Kenyon College. Search homes for sale in Fredericktown by school district.
While Fredericktown isn't a huge town by population size, it does boast an extremely diverse employment market and an eclectic collection of local businesses. Just a few of the highlights include the Bible Games Company, Country Manufacturing, and Divelbliss Corporation, but there are tons of small and mid-sized businesses to choose from. This is also a great place to start a small business of your own, thanks to an engaged, goal-oriented economic development department that's always looking to attract new businesses to the community. The many farms around Fredericktown provide the perfect place to work outdoors, and put your agricultural skills to work.
Fredericktown offers all of the modern amenities that you'd expect from a growing town, but it's still a farming town at heart. Special events each year include the must-see Fredericktown Tomato Show, an annual community Fourth of July celebration, and the popular Fredericktown Community Christmas Walk. Fredericktown also does a great job of keeping the youth interested in agriculture, and is known as the home of the Future Farmers of America jacket emblem. For everyday fun, you'll find popular chain and locally owned dining destinations, beautifully maintained parks, and excellent recreation facilities. Youth sports are also popular in Fredericktown, with plenty of action at the beautiful new school complex.
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