Morland is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 153 people and just one neighborhood, Morland is the 282nd largest community in Kansas. Morland has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morland is a city of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morland who work in office and administrative support (20.00%), management occupations (20.00%) and sales jobs (20.00%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.36% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Morland is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Morland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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!) Morland 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. Morland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Morland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Morland may be for you.
Morland 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.