Glen Elder is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 435 people and just one neighborhood, Glen Elder is the 255th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Glen Elder was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Glen Elder is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glen Elder is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Elder who work in office and administrative support (13.14%), management occupations (11.86%) and sales jobs (9.75%).
Also of interest is that Glen Elder has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Glen Elder’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Glen Elder spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.42 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Glen Elder doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.