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. Much of the housing stock in Center Point was built prior to World War II, 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
Center Point is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Center Point has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Center Point a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Center Point, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.94 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Center Point does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.