Humboldt is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,886 people and just one neighborhood, Humboldt is the 128th largest community in Kansas. Humboldt 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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Humboldt is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.15% of the Humboldt workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Humboldt is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Humboldt who work in office and administrative support (16.50%), teaching (8.03%) and sales jobs (7.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Humboldt’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Humboldt does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.