Bonners Ferry is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,490 people and just one neighborhood, Bonners Ferry is the 53rd largest community in Idaho.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bonners Ferry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bonners Ferry is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bonners Ferry who work in office and administrative support (21.03%), sales jobs (9.37%) and healthcare (8.82%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.08% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bonners Ferry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bonners Ferry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.33 minutes getting to work every day.