Elaine is a tiny city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 572 people and just one neighborhood, Elaine is the 216th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Elaine is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.48% of the Elaine workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Elaine is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elaine who work in maintenance occupations (13.16%), management occupations (12.03%) and farm management occupations (9.02%).
Another important characteristic of Elaine 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Elaine is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.33 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Elaine 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.