Fredonia is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,326 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fredonia is the 107th largest community in Kansas. Fredonia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Fredonia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fredonia is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fredonia who work in office and administrative support (10.18%), food service (9.91%), and teaching (9.82%).
One of the benefits of Fredonia is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.62 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Fredonia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Fredonia rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.21% of adults 25 and older in Fredonia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Fredonia in 2010 was $18,896, which is low income relative to Kansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,584 for a family of four.
The people who call Fredonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fredonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Fredonia include Irish, English, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Fredonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.