Belleville is a tiny city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 437 people and just one neighborhood, Belleville is the 247th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Belleville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.14% of the Belleville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Belleville is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Belleville who work in office and administrative support (9.66%), farm management occupations (8.28%) and personal care services (7.59%).
Another important characteristic of Belleville is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Also of interest is that Belleville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Belleville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.11% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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!) Belleville 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. Belleville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Belleville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Belleville may be for you.
Belleville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.