Hoagland is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 824 people and just one neighborhood, Hoagland is the 350th largest community in Indiana.
Hoagland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hoagland is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoagland who work in office and administrative support (18.61%), sales jobs (15.02%), and management occupations (11.66%).
Because of many things, Hoagland is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hoagland really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hoagland perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Hoagland is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Hoagland isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 96.58% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Hoagland is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Hoagland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.03% of adults in Hoagland having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hoagland in 2018 was $28,800, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,200 for a family of four. However, Hoagland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hoagland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hoagland residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Hoagland include German, Irish, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hoagland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian 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 Hoagland, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 92.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Indiana. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 2.2% have Swiss ancestry.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the neighborhood. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hoagland are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.6% 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 57.5% 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, 32.1% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.2%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Hoagland, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (47.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (92.1%) 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 (6.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.