Tonganoxie is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,524 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tonganoxie is the 61st largest community in Kansas. Tonganoxie has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Tonganoxie, where the median household income is $73,798.00.
Tonganoxie real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Tonganoxie house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Tonganoxie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tonganoxie is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tonganoxie who work in office and administrative support (16.09%), management occupations (12.96%), and sales jobs (10.43%).
Also of interest is that Tonganoxie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Tonganoxie is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tonganoxie, the average commute to work is 31.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Tonganoxie does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Tonganoxie is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.21% of adults in Tonganoxie have a college degree.
The per capita income in Tonganoxie in 2010 was $31,513, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,052 for a family of four. However, Tonganoxie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Tonganoxie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tonganoxie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tonganoxie include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Tonganoxie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.