Plymouth, Ohio, located in Huron and Richland counties, is a great place to make your home with friendly residents, an excellent school system, and plenty to do for fun. If you've been searching for the best of small town living in Ohio, you've come to the right place. Plymouth's strong schools and abundance of outdoor activities make it an ideal destination for families, but really this is the sort of place that anyone would be proud to call home. The history of Plymouth is fascinating, and the future is bright.
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Classified as a village by the Ohio state government, Plymouth is home to an estimated population of just over 1,800 residents; spread over 2.5 square miles of area. The village is a very popular place for families, with around 71 percent or residences qualifying as family homes. It's also an affordable place to live, with a cost of living 16 percent below the national average and a median household income that's competitive with Ohio's strong average. The average age of Plymouth residents checks in at just over 39 years, which is almost exactly the same as the Ohio average. Plymouth is classified as a rural area, which means residents will enjoy rolling hills, healthy forests, and plenty of natural sights to see. Browse the newest real estate listings in Plymouth, OH.
Plymouth's schools are part of the Plymouth-Shiloh Local School District, which has earned solid reviews from parents, students, and school rating systems. The district features a total of three schools, including Plymouth High School, Shiloh Middle School, and Plymouth-Shiloh Elementary School. For students, a smaller district can be ideal because it allows them to stick with their friends through each grade level. There are also quite a few colleges near Plymouth, including North Central State College, Heidelberg University, and Bowling Green State University Firelands. Find homes for sale in Plymouth by school district.
In Plymouth, manufacturing leads the way. The number of manufacturing positions in Plymouth is nearly double the state average based on population size, and makes up about 40 percent of local industry. Yet there is plenty of variety to be found here, as well. Production, material moving, transportation, and office support jobs all perform well in Plymouth, while the area is also home to quite a few successful small businesses. The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce also plays a leading role in local business, offering support, visibility, and of course a warm welcome to new residents.
When you're in the mood for fun and relaxation, there's plenty to do within Plymouth's borders. Mary Fate Park is a great place to unwind on a pleasant day, and offers affordable pavilion rentals for special events. And when you're looking to cool off during the summer months, just head to the Plymouth community pool to go for a swim with your friends and neighbors. The village is also home to the Plymouth branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, where you'll find community classes, fun summer activities for the kids, and of course an excellent selection of books. The community shows great support for special events as well, including the must-see annual Silver King and Fireman's Festival, which takes place every summer.
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