Leavenworth is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 234 people and just one neighborhood, Leavenworth is the 430th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Leavenworth was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Leavenworth, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.62% of Leavenworth’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Leavenworth is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leavenworth who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (12.31%), management occupations (10.77%) and healthcare suport services (9.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Leavenworth is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Overall, Leavenworth’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Leavenworth has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Leavenworth a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Leavenworth is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Leavenworth, the average commute to work is 35.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Leavenworth doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.