Logansport, IN


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Logansport is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 17,793 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Logansport is the 47th largest community in Indiana. Logansport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Logansport is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.66% of the Logansport workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Logansport is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Logansport who work in office and administrative support (9.55%), sales jobs (8.19%), and food service (8.18%).

One of the benefits of Logansport is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.82 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of people in Logansport with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.34% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Logansport in 2010 was $17,955, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,820 for a family of four.

Logansport is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Logansport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Logansport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Logansport also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Logansport include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Logansport's cultural character, accounting for 16.98% of the city’s population.

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