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. Much of the housing stock in Brazil was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Brazil isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brazil are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brazil is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brazil who work in office and administrative support (14.09%), food service (10.59%), and sales jobs (9.00%).
As is often the case in a small city, Brazil doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Brazil with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.06% of adults in Brazil have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brazil in 2010 was $15,494, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,976 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, French , English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Brazil is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.