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Russiaville, IN

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Overview


Russiaville is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,309 people and just one neighborhood, Russiaville is the 296th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Russiaville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Russiaville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Russiaville is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Russiaville who work in food service (8.69%), architecture and engineering (8.36%), and sales jobs (7.54%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Russiaville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Russiaville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Russiaville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The education level of Russiaville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.26% of adults 25 and older in Russiaville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Russiaville in 2022 was $38,269, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,076 for a family of four. However, Russiaville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Russiaville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Russiaville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Russiaville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Russiaville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.42% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Russiaville include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Russiaville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Indiana. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Indiana. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.

The Neighbors

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 Russiaville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 35.9% 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 35.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.1%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.4% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Russiaville, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (46.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.0%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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