Tell City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 7,255 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tell City is the 95th largest community in Indiana.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Tell City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.82% of the Tell City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Tell City is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tell City who work in sales jobs (9.32%), food service (9.06%), and office and administrative support (8.47%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Tell City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Tell City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.08% of adults in Tell City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tell City in 2010 was $23,331, 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 $93,324 for a family of four. However, Tell City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Tell City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tell City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tell City include Irish, English, French , and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Tell City is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Spanish.