Santa Claus is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,481 people and just one neighborhood, Santa Claus is the 182nd largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Santa Claus is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Santa Claus is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santa Claus who work in sales jobs (11.90%), teaching (10.92%) and management occupations (9.33%).
Also of interest is that Santa Claus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Santa Claus 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, Santa Claus really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Santa Claus 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.
Being a small town, Santa Claus does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.