Bigelow is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 308 people and just one neighborhood, Bigelow is the 263rd largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Bigelow is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.30% of the Bigelow workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Bigelow is a town of service providers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bigelow who work in healthcare (15.74%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.19%) and personal care services (9.26%).
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!) Bigelow 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. Bigelow has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bigelow than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bigelow may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Bigelow doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.