Angola, IN


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Angola is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,644 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Angola is the 90th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities, Angola isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Angola are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Angola is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Angola who work in office and administrative support (15.67%), sales jobs (9.90%), and teaching (9.30%).

Angola is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Angola enrolled in college, Angola has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.30 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Angola who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.65% of the adults in Angola have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Angola in 2010 was $18,016, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,064 for a family of four. However, Angola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Angola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Angola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Angola include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Angola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.