Wolcottville is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,015 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wolcottville is the 310th largest community in Indiana. Wolcottville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wolcottville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.57% of the Wolcottville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wolcottville is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wolcottville who work in sales jobs (9.93%), office and administrative support (7.51%), and maintenance occupations (5.33%).
Of important note, Wolcottville is also a town of artists. Wolcottville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wolcottville’s character.
One downside of living in Wolcottville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.58 minutes every day commuting to work.
Wolcottville ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 4.98% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wolcottville in 2010 was $17,822, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,288 for a family of four. However, Wolcottville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wolcottville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wolcottville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wolcottville include Irish, English, European, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Wolcottville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.