Ossian is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 3,326 people and just one neighborhood, Ossian is the 158th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Ossian isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ossian are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ossian is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ossian who work in office and administrative support (22.13%), food service (10.46%) and management occupations (7.90%).
Of important note, Ossian is also a town of artists. Ossian has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ossian’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Ossian is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ossian a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ossian has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ossian’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Ossian does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.