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 a blue-collar town, with 36.10% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (12.74%), sales jobs (10.46%), and management occupations (6.49%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.19 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, Seymour is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.04% of adults 25 and older in Seymour have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Seymour in 2010 was $21,360, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,440 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 11.54% 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.