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.

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 (16.10%), sales jobs (9.96%), and food service (8.72%).

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.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Griffith rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.64% of adults 25 and older in Griffith 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 Griffith in 2010 was $25,434, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,736 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 13.58% 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.