Demographics

This section contains information regarding population, education, income and housing for the Industry Neighborhood.  Data shown here was compiled using ESRI Community Analyst, which utilizes information from the 2010 US Census and the 2008-2012 American Community Survey.  Through ESRI Community Analyst, information can be obtained for specific boundaries such as the boundaries of the Industry Neighborhood, and can then be compared to state and city information.

General Population

Industry Population Distribution

Figure 1

 Figure 1 shows the Industry Neighborhood population broken down into age groups.  The neighborhood has a relatively young population, with 70% under the age of 50.

State Population Distribution

Figure 2

Figure 2 shows the population by age group of the entire state compared to the city of Muncie and the Industry Neighborhood.  As can be seen from the chart, the Industry Neighborhood generally mirrors the state’s population age distribution, while Muncie has a much higher percentage of its population falling into the 15-24 age group.

Neighborhood Racial Profile

Figure 3

Figure 3 shows the racial composition of Industry, with a majority of residents identifying as black, about 27% identifying as white, and less than 2% identifying as something other than black or white.

Household Disablities

Figure 4

Figure 4 shows the percentage of the households in Industry with at least one disabled person within the household.  Roughly 45% of Industry’s households have someone considered disabled.

Education, Income and Employment

Neighborhood Educational Attainment

Figure 5

Figure 5 shows the educational attainment of the residents of Industry who are 25 years of age or older.  The majority of the population has a high school diploma (or equivalent) or higher.

School Enrollment

Figure 6

Figure 6 shows the proportion of the school-age population of Industry currently enrolled in school, from preschool up through undergraduate.  There were no residents currently enrolled above the undergraduate level.

Educational Attainment

Figure 7

Figure 7 compares the educational attainment for individuals aged 25 or older of the state of Indiana, the city of Muncie and the Industry Neighborhood.  As can be seen in the graph, Industry has a higher percentage of high school graduates (or equivalent) than the state or the city.

Neighborhood Income Distribution

Figure 8

Figure 8 shows the Industry Neighborhood household income distribution in thousands of dollars.  The majority of households in the neighborhood earn between $10,000 and $50,000 annually.

State Income Distribution

Figure 9

Figure 9 compares household income distribution of the state, the city and Industry.

Neighborhood Occupational Distribution

Figure 10

Figure 10 shows the occupational distribution of the working population who reside in the Industry Neighborhood.  More than 60% of the working population of Industry is employed the retail or food services, education, or human services.

Commute Time

Figure 11

Figure 11 shows the average commute times for Industry Neighborhood residents.  The majority of the working population has a commute of half an hour or less.

Housing

Neighborhood Home Values

Figure 12

Figure 12 shows homes values (in thousands of dollars) in the Industry Neighborhood.  Most home values in the neighborhood fall between $25,000 and $80,000.

Units in Structure

Figure 13

Figure 13 shows housing by units in structure, or how many homes are single-family detached, multifamily, mobile homes, etc.  The vast majority of housing in the Industry Neighborhood is single-family detached.

Age of Housing Stock

Figure 14

Figure 14 shows the age of the housing stock within the Industry Neighborhood.  Most of the housing was built in 1969 or earlier.

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