Griffith, IN

Griffith profile

Living in Griffith

Griffith is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,060 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Griffith who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), management occupations (9.31%), and sales jobs (8.90%).

Also of interest is that Griffith has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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. 20.31% of adults 25 and older in Griffith have a college degree.

The per capita income in Griffith in 2018 was $29,914, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,656 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 14.78% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Griffith include German, Polish, Irish, Dutch, and English.

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