Stockton is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,315 people and just one neighborhood, Stockton is the 162nd largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Stockton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Stockton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stockton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stockton is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stockton who work in management occupations (12.42%), office and administrative support (11.20%) and healthcare (10.43%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Stockton 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 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!) Stockton 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. Stockton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stockton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stockton may be for you.
One of the benefits of Stockton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.43 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Stockton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.