Redkey is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,087 people and just one neighborhood, Redkey is the 312th largest community in Indiana. Redkey has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Redkey is a blue-collar town, with 45.18% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Redkey is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Redkey who work in office and administrative support (9.64%), food service (8.57%), and healthcare suport services (6.43%).
A relatively large number of people in Redkey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.06% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Overall, Redkey’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Redkey 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 population of Redkey has a very low overall level of education: only 8.25% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Redkey in 2018 was $19,109, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,436 for a family of four. However, Redkey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Redkey also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Redkey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Redkey residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Redkey include German, Scottish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Redkey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Redkey, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 44 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.3% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Redkey are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 39.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.4%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Redkey, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report Scottish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.