Edinburgh is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,590 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edinburgh is the 134th largest community in Indiana. Edinburgh has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Edinburgh is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.69% of the Edinburgh workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Edinburgh is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edinburgh who work in office and administrative support (15.29%), food service (7.05%), and maintenance occupations (5.83%).
Being a small town, Edinburgh does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Edinburgh, just 6.81% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Edinburgh in 2018 was $22,504, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,016 for a family of four. However, Edinburgh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Edinburgh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edinburgh residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edinburgh include German, Irish, English, European, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Edinburgh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.