Pendleton is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,371 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pendleton is the 139th largest community in Indiana.
Pendleton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pendleton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pendleton who work in office and administrative support (21.48%), management occupations (11.51%), and sales jobs (9.21%).
Also of interest is that Pendleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Pendleton 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, Pendleton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pendleton 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.
Being a small town, Pendleton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Pendleton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.64% of adults in Pendleton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pendleton in 2018 was $33,199, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,796 for a family of four. However, Pendleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pendleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pendleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pendleton include German, Irish, English, European, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pendleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.