Griffith, IN

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Living in Griffith

Griffith is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,057 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Griffith is the 51st largest community in Indiana.

Griffith is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (17.43%), sales jobs (9.76%), and management occupations (8.50%).

The education level of Griffith citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.77% of adults 25 and older in Griffith have a college degree.

The per capita income in Griffith in 2010 was $27,430, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,720 for a family of four. However, Griffith contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Griffith is an extremely 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 15.85% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Griffith include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Dutch.

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