Parkin is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,055 people and just one neighborhood, Parkin is the 181st largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Parkin is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.88% of the Parkin workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Parkin is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parkin who work in management occupations (12.39%), office and administrative support (12.08%) and healthcare suport services (8.76%).
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!) Parkin 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. Parkin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Parkin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Parkin may be for you.
In Parkin, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Parkin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.