Hector is a tiny town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 452 people and just one neighborhood, Hector is the 244th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Hector is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.37% of the Hector workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Hector is a town of transportation and shipping workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hector who work in office and administrative support (9.04%), healthcare (7.23%) and architecture and engineering (6.02%).
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!) Hector 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. Hector has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hector than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hector may be for you.
One downside of living in Hector is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hector, the average commute to work is 30.23 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hector is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.