Wabash is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 10,381 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wabash is the 76th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Wabash was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Wabash is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wabash is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wabash who work in office and administrative support (11.55%), sales jobs (11.07%), and food service (7.90%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wabash has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wabash a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Wabash is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Wabash with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.93% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wabash in 2010 was $22,630, 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 $90,520 for a family of four.
The people who call Wabash home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wabash residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wabash include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Wabash is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.