Beech Grove, IN

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Living in Beech Grove

Beech Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 14,839 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Beech Grove is the 59th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beech Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beech Grove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beech Grove who work in office and administrative support (16.80%), sales jobs (14.40%), and food service (8.87%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Beech Grove rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.10% of adults 25 and older in Beech Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Beech Grove in 2010 was $20,388, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,552 for a family of four. However, Beech Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Beech Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.