Greensburg is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 798 people and just one neighborhood, Greensburg is the 216th largest community in Kansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Greensburg, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Greensburg, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Greensburg’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Greensburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Greensburg is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greensburg who work in food service (14.58%), office and administrative support (11.46%) and teaching (9.58%).
A relatively large number of people in Greensburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.81% 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
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Greensburg spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.52 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Greensburg is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.