Topeka, IN

Topeka profile

Living in Topeka

Topeka is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,206 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Topeka is the 301st largest community in Indiana.

Topeka home prices are not only among the most expensive in Indiana, but Topeka real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Topeka is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.94% of the Topeka workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Topeka is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Topeka who work in sales jobs (12.79%), management occupations (11.76%), and business and financial occupations (4.09%).

Topeka’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Topeka 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 citizens of Topeka have a very low rate of college education: just 8.71% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Topeka in 2018 was $26,249, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,996 for a family of four. However, Topeka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Topeka is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Topeka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Topeka residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Topeka include German, European, Other Arab, Irish, and Swiss.

The most common language spoken in Topeka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and German/Yiddish.

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