Porter is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 578 people and just one neighborhood, Porter is the 273rd largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Porter is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 63.89% of the Porter workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Porter is a town of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Porter who work in office and administrative support (12.04%), management occupations (7.41%) and sales jobs (5.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Porter has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Porter has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Porter than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Porter may be for you.
One downside of living in Porter is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Porter, the average commute to work is 38.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Porter doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.