Spencer, IN


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Living in Spencer

Spencer is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,271 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Spencer is the 200th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spencer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spencer is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), sales jobs (11.13%), and food service (9.31%).

The population of Spencer has a very low overall level of education: only 9.53% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Spencer in 2010 was $17,635, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,540 for a family of four.

The people who call Spencer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spencer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spencer include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Spencer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Polish.