Wanatah is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,004 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wanatah is the 301st largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wanatah is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wanatah is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wanatah who work in food service (15.45%), sales jobs (11.97%), and office and administrative support (6.82%).
Because of many things, Wanatah is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wanatah 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, Wanatah has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wanatah’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Wanatah is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Wanatah with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.70% of adults in Wanatah have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wanatah in 2018 was $27,560, 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 $110,240 for a family of four. However, Wanatah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wanatah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wanatah residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wanatah include German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wanatah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.