Montpelier is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,750 people and just one neighborhood, Montpelier is the 228th largest community in Indiana. Montpelier has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Montpelier, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.59% of Montpelier’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Montpelier is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montpelier who work in office and administrative support (19.83%), sales jobs (10.62%) and maintenance occupations (5.38%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Montpelier’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Montpelier has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Montpelier has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Montpelier than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Montpelier may be for you.
Montpelier is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.