Horton is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,732 people and just one neighborhood, Horton is the 137th largest community in Kansas. Horton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Horton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Horton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Horton who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), food service (8.10%) and sales jobs (7.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Horton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Horton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Horton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Horton may be for you.
One of the benefits of Horton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.08 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.
Being a small city, Horton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.