Wakarusa is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,798 people and just one neighborhood, Wakarusa is the 234th largest community in Indiana. Wakarusa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Real Estate Prices
Wakarusa real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Wakarusa house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakarusa who work in office and administrative support (13.24%), management occupations (10.52%) and healthcare (9.10%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Wakarusa is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wakarusa a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wakarusa has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Wakarusa doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.