Francesville is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 844 people and just one neighborhood, Francesville is the 327th largest community in Indiana. Francesville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Francesville is a blue-collar town, with 44.33% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Francesville is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Francesville who work in food service (7.36%), office and administrative support (7.16%) and sales jobs (7.16%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Francesville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Francesville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Francesville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Francesville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.