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, Wanatah isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wanatah are a mix 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%).
Wanatah 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, Wanatah’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Wanatah doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Wanatah are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 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.