Seymour, IN


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Seymour is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 19,478 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Seymour is the 49th largest community in Indiana.

Seymour is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Seymour is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seymour who work in office and administrative support (12.46%), sales jobs (10.97%), and management occupations (7.40%).

One of the benefits of Seymour is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.49 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of adults in Seymour who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.31% of the adults in Seymour have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Seymour in 2010 was $22,528, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,112 for a family of four. However, Seymour contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Seymour is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Seymour home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seymour residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Seymour also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Seymour include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .

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