Hobart, IN


Hobart profile

Living in Hobart

Hobart is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 28,248 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hobart is the 35th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hobart is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hobart is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hobart who work in office and administrative support (15.75%), sales jobs (8.22%), and management occupations (7.41%).

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Hobart use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Hobart‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The percentage of adults in Hobart who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.60% of the adults in Hobart have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hobart in 2010 was $27,660, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,640 for a family of four. However, Hobart contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hobart is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hobart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hobart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hobart also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hobart include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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