Greensburg is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 779 people and just one neighborhood, Greensburg is the 216th largest community in Kansas. Greensburg has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures.
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.