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Swayzee, IN

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Overview


Swayzee is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 907 people and just one neighborhood, Swayzee is the 336th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Swayzee is a blue-collar town, with 42.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Swayzee is a town of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swayzee who work in management occupations (12.69%), office and administrative support (11.69%), and healthcare (6.47%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

In terms of college education, Swayzee is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.38% of adults 25 and older in Swayzee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Swayzee in 2018 was $33,298, 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 $133,192 for a family of four. However, Swayzee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 12.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Indiana. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.0% have Slovak ancestry.

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 Swayzee are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 66.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 43.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.1%), and 8.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).

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 Swayzee, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.6%), and residents who report English roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (4.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.9%) . 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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