Santa Claus is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,479 people and just one neighborhood, Santa Claus is the 182nd largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Santa Claus is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Santa Claus is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santa Claus who work in management occupations (10.16%), sales jobs (9.21%) and teaching (8.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Santa Claus is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Santa Claus a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Santa Claus has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Santa Claus’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Santa Claus does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.