Porter is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 573 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. 61.34% 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 (13.45%), management occupations (8.40%) and sales jobs (6.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Porter has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Porter a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Porter, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.