New Paris is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,537 people and just one neighborhood, New Paris is the 257th largest community in Indiana. New Paris has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Real Estate Prices
New Paris real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although New Paris house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in New Paris, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.78% of New Paris’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, New Paris is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Paris who work in office and administrative support (11.26%), sales jobs (9.56%) and teaching (7.34%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.96% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
New Paris is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, New Paris’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.