La Harpe is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 552 people and just one neighborhood, La Harpe is the 237th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, La Harpe is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.45% of the La Harpe workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, La Harpe is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Harpe who work in sales jobs (12.16%), food service (10.59%) and healthcare suport services (6.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, La Harpe’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, La Harpe has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes La Harpe a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, La Harpe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.