Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,287 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pendleton who work in office and administrative support (19.39%), sales jobs (11.60%), and healthcare (7.89%).
Pendleton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Pendleton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pendleton, the average commute to work is 30.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Pendleton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Pendleton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.03% of adults in Pendleton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pendleton in 2010 was $30,117, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,468 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 German, Irish, English, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pendleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.