Wakarusa, IN

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Wakarusa Profile


Overview

Wakarusa is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,814 people and just one neighborhood, Wakarusa is the 234th largest community in Indiana. Wakarusa has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Wakarusa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wakarusa is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakarusa who work in office and administrative support (12.39%), management occupations (12.16%), and sales jobs (10.21%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Wakarusa is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wakarusa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small town, Wakarusa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Wakarusa Demographics

The education level of Wakarusa citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.22% of adults in Wakarusa have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wakarusa in 2010 was $28,953, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,812 for a family of four. However, Wakarusa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Wakarusa is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Other Indo-European.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wakarusa 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Wakarusa VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Wakarusa 0.101011101001110
Indiana 25.96

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Wakarusa 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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GOSHEN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Prairie View Elementary School
1730 Regent St
Goshen, IN, 46526
PK-05
West Goshen Elementary School
215 Dewey Ave
Goshen, IN, 46526
KG-05
Waterford Elementary School
65560 Sr 15
Goshen, IN, 46526
KG-05
Goshen Middle School
1216 S Indiana Ave
Goshen, IN, 46526
06-10
Parkside Elementary School
1202 S 7th St
Goshen, IN, 46526
KG-05
Model Elementary School
412 S Greene Rd
Goshen, IN, 46526
KG-05
Goshen High School
401 Lincolnway East
Goshen, IN, 46526
09-12
Chandler Elementary School
419 S 8th St
Goshen, IN, 46526
KG-05
Chamberlain Elementary School
428 N 5th St
Goshen, IN, 46528
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.9% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.2% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.7% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

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WA-NEE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
North Wood Middle School
301 N Elkhart
Wakarusa, IN, 46573
05-09
North Wood High School
2101 N Main St
Nappanee, IN, 46550
09-12
Nappanee Elementary School
755 E Van Buren St
Nappanee, IN, 46550
KG-05
Woodview Elementary School
800 E Woodview Dr
Nappanee, IN, 46550
KG-05
Wakarusa Elementary School
400 N Washington St
Wakarusa, IN, 46573
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.1% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 23.4% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.7% 7.9%

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