Marengo - Milltown, IN

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Marengo - Milltown is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 3,847 people and just one neighborhood, Marengo - Milltown is the 155th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Marengo - Milltown, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.12% of Marengo - Milltown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Marengo - Milltown is a town of transportation and shipping workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marengo - Milltown who work in office and administrative support (8.04%), management occupations (6.59%), and food service (6.40%).

Setting & Lifestyle

In Marengo - Milltown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Marengo - Milltown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.


The population of Marengo - Milltown has a very low overall level of education: only 9.13% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Marengo - Milltown in 2018 was $25,298, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,192 for a family of four. However, Marengo - Milltown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Marengo - Milltown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marengo - Milltown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Marengo - Milltown include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Marengo - Milltown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (22.7%) than in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Marengo - Milltown are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 51.1% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.3%), and 11.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.


The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Marengo - Milltown, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (73.0%) 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 (22.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

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