Wanatah is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,024 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 office and administrative support (14.00%), food service (11.05%), and sales jobs (9.76%).
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.
The citizens of Wanatah are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.45% of adults in Wanatah have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Wanatah in 2010 was $23,286, 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 $93,144 for a family of four. However, Wanatah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wanatah is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wanatah include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Wanatah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.