Oldenburg is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 669 people and just one neighborhood, Oldenburg is the 365th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Oldenburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Oldenburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Oldenburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Oldenburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oldenburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oldenburg is a town of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oldenburg who work in management occupations (13.60%), teaching (8.46%) and office and administrative support (7.55%).
Also of interest is that Oldenburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Oldenburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Oldenburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Oldenburg is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.96 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.