Council Grove is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,105 people and just one neighborhood, Council Grove is the 117th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Council Grove is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.13% of the Council Grove workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Council Grove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Council Grove who work in office and administrative support (12.65%), sales jobs (8.97%) and management occupations (8.69%).
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!) Council Grove 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. Council Grove has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Council Grove than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Council Grove may be for you.
One of the benefits of Council Grove is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.97 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Council Grove does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.