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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Tonganoxie, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Tonganoxie, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Tonganoxie’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Tonganoxie does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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.
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 (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.
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 32.21% of adults in Tonganoxie have at least a bachelor's 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.