Hagerstown is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,673 people and just one neighborhood, Hagerstown is the 263rd largest community in Indiana. Hagerstown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Hagerstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hagerstown is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hagerstown who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), healthcare (9.23%), and sales jobs (8.67%).
As is often the case in a small town, Hagerstown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Hagerstown is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.93% of adults 25 and older in Hagerstown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hagerstown in 2018 was $27,039, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,156 for a family of four. However, Hagerstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hagerstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hagerstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hagerstown include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Hagerstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Hagerstown, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in IN. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hagerstown are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.7% 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, 32.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.5%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Hagerstown, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (2.2%).
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 (38.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.8%) 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 (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.