Kooskia is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 604 people and just one neighborhood, Kooskia is the 99th largest community in Idaho.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kooskia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kooskia is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kooskia who work in food service (15.87%), sales jobs (10.05%) and teaching (8.47%).
Also of interest is that Kooskia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Kooskia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 overall crime rate in Kooskia is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Kooskia has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kooskia a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.