Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,263 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 (17.43%), sales jobs (11.63%), and healthcare (9.70%).
In Pendleton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Pendleton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Pendleton is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.99% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pendleton in 2010 was $32,809, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,236 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 Polish and Italian.