Farmersburg - Hymera is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,577 people and just one neighborhood, Farmersburg - Hymera is the 204th largest community in Indiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Farmersburg - Hymera is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.47% of the Farmersburg - Hymera workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Farmersburg - Hymera is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmersburg - Hymera who work in sales jobs (9.92%), management occupations (8.35%), and office and administrative support (7.14%).
The overall crime rate in Farmersburg - Hymera is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Farmersburg - Hymera is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Farmersburg - Hymera with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.26% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Farmersburg - Hymera in 2018 was $28,837, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,348 for a family of four. However, Farmersburg - Hymera contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Farmersburg - Hymera home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farmersburg - Hymera residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Farmersburg - Hymera include English, Irish, German, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Farmersburg - Hymera is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
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 42.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 95.5% of American neighborhoods.
Our research reveals that 90.2% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Farmersburg - Hymera are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.4% 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, 42.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.1%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Farmersburg - Hymera, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report German roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.2%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.