Stilwell is a very small town located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 3,650 people and just one neighborhood, Stilwell is the 83rd largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Stilwell real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Stilwell house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Stilwell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stilwell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stilwell is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stilwell who work in sales jobs (16.55%), management occupations (16.06%) and healthcare (10.92%).
Also of interest is that Stilwell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.86% 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
The overall crime rate in Stilwell is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Stilwell 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. Stilwell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stilwell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stilwell may be for you.