Tonganoxie is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,444 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tonganoxie is the 61st largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Tonganoxie was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Tonganoxie economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Tonganoxie, where the median household income is $66,705.00.
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 (17.66%), management occupations (16.27%), and sales jobs (7.59%).
As is often the case in a small city, Tonganoxie doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Tonganoxie citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.20% of adults in Tonganoxie have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Tonganoxie in 2010 was $31,665, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,660 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, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Tonganoxie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.