Nickerson is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,041 people and just one neighborhood, Nickerson is the 185th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Nickerson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nickerson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nickerson is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nickerson who work in sales jobs (18.68%), office and administrative support (16.67%) and food service (6.04%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.13% 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
Nickerson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Nickerson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.