Greens Fork is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 329 people and just one neighborhood, Greens Fork is the 436th largest community in Indiana. Greens Fork has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greens Fork is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greens Fork is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Greens Fork who work in food service (15.07%), healthcare (11.03%), and sales jobs (9.93%).
Because of many things, Greens Fork 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, Greens Fork really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Greens Fork 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, Greens Fork does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Greens Fork rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.86% of adults 25 and older in Greens Fork have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Greens Fork in 2018 was $24,577, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,308 for a family of four. However, Greens Fork contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Greens Fork home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Greens Fork residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Greens Fork include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Greens Fork is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and West Germanic languages.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Indiana. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.5% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Greens Fork are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 34.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.5%), and 12.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.6% of households. Some people also speak German/Yiddish (11.5%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Greens Fork, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of Swiss ancestry (4.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.6%), 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 (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.8%) 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 (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.