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Summitville, IN

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Overview


Summitville is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 989 people and just one neighborhood, Summitville is the 323rd largest community in Indiana. Summitville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Summitville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.68% of the Summitville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Summitville is a town of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Summitville who work in food service (11.90%), sales jobs (9.19%), and healthcare (7.72%).

Also of interest is that Summitville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Summitville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Summitville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Summitville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.50% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Summitville in 2018 was $21,860, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,440 for a family of four. However, Summitville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Summitville, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

The neighborhood stands out within Indiana for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.1% of college-friendly places to live in IN.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 37 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Summitville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 38.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.7%), and 10.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Summitville, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (88.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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