Ash Flat is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,064 people and just one neighborhood, Ash Flat is the 182nd largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ash Flat is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ash Flat is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ash Flat who work in food service (16.76%), office and administrative support (16.48%) and management occupations (7.69%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Ash Flat 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. Ash Flat has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ash Flat than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ash Flat may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ash Flat spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Ash Flat does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.