Yorktown is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 11,231 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Yorktown is the 82nd largest community in Indiana.
Yorktown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Yorktown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yorktown who work in office and administrative support (15.47%), management occupations (12.51%), and healthcare (9.92%).
Because of many things, Yorktown is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Yorktown really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Yorktown perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Yorktown 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.
In terms of college education, Yorktown is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.38% of adults in Yorktown have a college degree.
The per capita income in Yorktown in 2010 was $29,378, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,512 for a family of four. However, Yorktown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Yorktown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yorktown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Yorktown include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Yorktown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.