Burr Oak is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 168 people and just one neighborhood, Burr Oak is the 277th largest community in Kansas. Burr Oak has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Burr Oak isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Burr Oak are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Burr Oak is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burr Oak who work in office and administrative support (21.52%), sales jobs (16.46%) and farm management occupations (11.39%).
Another important characteristic of Burr Oak is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Burr Oak’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Burr Oak is worth considering.
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 15.50 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Burr Oak does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.