Scipio is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 149 people and just one neighborhood, Scipio is the 440th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Scipio is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 78.95% of the Scipio workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Scipio is a town of construction workers and builders, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Scipio who work in office and administrative support (10.53%), management occupations (10.53%) and art, media, and design (0.00%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.53% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Scipio 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Scipio has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Scipio a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Scipio, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.62 minutes every day commuting to work.
Scipio is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Scipio, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Scipio does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.