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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Center Point really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Center Point perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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.
In Center Point, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.94 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Center Point does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.