Griffith, IN


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Griffith is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,378 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Griffith is the 51st largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns, Griffith isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Griffith are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Griffith is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Griffith who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), sales jobs (10.12%), and food service (8.51%).

Despite being a small town, Griffith has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The percentage of adults in Griffith with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.28% of adults in Griffith have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Griffith in 2010 was $24,824, 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 $99,296 for a family of four. However, Griffith contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Griffith is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Griffith home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Griffith residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Griffith also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.22% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Griffith include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Griffith is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.