Brazil is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,109 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Brazil is the 91st largest community in Indiana. Brazil has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brazil is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brazil is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brazil who work in office and administrative support (17.97%), food service (9.00%), and sales jobs (8.79%).
Being a small city, Brazil does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Brazil is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.99% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brazil in 2010 was $15,391, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,564 for a family of four.
The people who call Brazil home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brazil residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Brazil include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Brazil is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.