Spencer, IN


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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. Spencer has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Spencer is a blue-collar town, with 35.61% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Spencer is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in office and administrative support (17.19%), sales jobs (11.68%), and food service (8.36%).

The population of Spencer has a very low overall level of education: only 9.85% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Spencer in 2010 was $18,761, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,044 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Spencer include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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