Cherry Valley is a tiny city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 616 people and just one neighborhood, Cherry Valley is the 215th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Cherry Valley, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.61% of Cherry Valley’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cherry Valley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherry Valley who work in sales jobs (11.90%), management occupations (11.90%) and teaching (6.55%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.86% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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!) Cherry Valley 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. Cherry Valley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Cherry Valley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Cherry Valley may be for you.
One downside of living in Cherry Valley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cherry Valley, the average commute to work is 34.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Cherry Valley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.