Yeoman is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 138 people and just one neighborhood, Yeoman is the 441st largest community in Indiana. Yeoman has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Yeoman is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 53.06% of the Yeoman workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Yeoman is a town of production and manufacturing workers, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yeoman who work in management occupations (24.49%), farm management occupations (10.20%) and office and administrative support (8.16%).
In addition, many people in Yeoman have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Yeoman 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, Yeoman’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.41 minutes getting to work every day.
Yeoman is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.