Harlan is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,724 people and just one neighborhood, Harlan is the 244th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Harlan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harlan is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harlan who work in office and administrative support (16.32%), management occupations (12.13%) and teaching (8.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Harlan is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Harlan a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Harlan has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Harlan’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Harlan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.