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.
Unlike some towns, Yorktown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Yorktown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yorktown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yorktown who work in office and administrative support (15.96%), management occupations (14.45%), and healthcare (10.61%).
Because of many things, Yorktown is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Yorktown a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Yorktown has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Yorktown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.
The education level of Yorktown citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.92% of adults in Yorktown have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yorktown in 2010 was $31,638, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,552 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 Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Yorktown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.