Bryant is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 237 people and just one neighborhood, Bryant is the 453rd largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Bryant was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
When you are in Bryant, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 67.86% of Bryant’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Bryant is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bryant who work in office and administrative support (10.71%), maintenance occupations (10.71%), and sales jobs (3.57%).
Bryant’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bryant is worth considering.
Being a small town, Bryant does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Bryant has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 0.00% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bryant in 2018 was $16,571, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,284 for a family of four. However, Bryant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bryant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bryant residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Bryant include German, Irish, English, British, and Yugoslavian.
The most common language spoken in Bryant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bryant, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.1% of American neighborhoods.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 33 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 92.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Bryant are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 44.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.6%), and 7.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (7.0%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Bryant, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (1.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.8%) and 5.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.