Tonganoxie is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,583 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 $72,469.00.
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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tonganoxie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.86%), management occupations (9.65%), and business and financial occupations (9.47%).
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.37 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Tonganoxie doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Tonganoxie citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.43% of adults in Tonganoxie have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tonganoxie in 2018 was $30,994, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,976 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, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Tonganoxie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.