Center Point is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 242 people and just one neighborhood, Center Point is the 429th largest community in Indiana. Center Point has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Center Point is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Center Point is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Center Point who work in office and administrative support (19.59%), management occupations (10.31%) and sales jobs (10.31%).
Of important note, Center Point is also a town of artists. Center Point has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Center Point’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Center Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Center Point a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Center Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Center Point’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Center Point has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Center Point has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Center Point than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Center Point may be for you.
One downside of living in Center Point is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Center Point, the average commute to work is 30.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Center Point is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.