Pendleton, IN


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Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,219 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pendleton is the 139th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pendleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pendleton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pendleton who work in office and administrative support (17.58%), sales jobs (14.84%), and healthcare (7.61%).

Overall, Pendleton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Pendleton 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. Pendleton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pendleton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pendleton may be for you.

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

The overall education level of Pendleton is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.87% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pendleton in 2010 was $32,825, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,300 for a family of four. However, Pendleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Pendleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Chinese.