Logansport is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 17,755 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Logansport is the 47th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Logansport was built prior to World War II, 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. 47.62% 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Logansport who work in sales jobs (8.74%), office and administrative support (8.48%), and food service (6.03%).
In Logansport, just 10.93% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Logansport in 2010 was $18,442, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,768 for a family of four. However, Logansport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 26.99% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Logansport include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Logansport's cultural character, accounting for 16.41% 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.