Poland is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 3,731 people and just one neighborhood, Poland is the 144th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Poland is a blue-collar town, with 46.94% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Poland is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Poland who work in office and administrative support (12.05%), sales jobs (9.57%) and management occupations (6.95%).
Also of interest is that Poland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Poland is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Poland 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. Poland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Poland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Poland may be for you.
One downside of living in Poland is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Poland, the average commute to work is 39.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Poland is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.