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
Bonners Ferry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.08% 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!) Bonners Ferry 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. Bonners Ferry has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bonners Ferry than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bonners Ferry may be for you.
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.