Wheatfield is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 873 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wheatfield is the 335th largest community in Indiana. Wheatfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Wheatfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wheatfield is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wheatfield who work in sales jobs (15.36%), food service (8.33%), and office and administrative support (7.29%).
Of important note, Wheatfield is also a town of artists. Wheatfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wheatfield’s character.
One downside of living in Wheatfield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.29 minutes every day commuting to work.
In Wheatfield, just 9.68% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wheatfield in 2018 was $19,434, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,736 for a family of four. However, Wheatfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wheatfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wheatfield residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Wheatfield include German, Irish, Polish, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Wheatfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.