Wheatfield is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 845 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wheatfield is the 335th largest community in Indiana.
Wheatfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Wheatfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wheatfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wheatfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wheatfield who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), sales jobs (11.14%), and healthcare (9.59%).
One downside of living in Wheatfield is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wheatfield, the average commute to work is 30.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Wheatfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Wheatfield with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.17% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wheatfield in 2010 was $18,918, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,672 for a family of four.
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, followed by Black or African-American. Wheatfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wheatfield include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Wheatfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.