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. Much of the housing stock in Greensburg was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Greensburg economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents.
Occupations and Workforce
Greensburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.81% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Greensburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.