Walkerville is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 243 people and just one neighborhood, Walkerville is the 606th largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Walkerville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.78% of the Walkerville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Walkerville is a village of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Walkerville who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), management occupations (11.94%) and sales jobs (7.46%).
A relatively large number of people in Walkerville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.93% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Walkerville 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.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Walkerville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Walkerville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.88 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Walkerville, even though it is a small village, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, village who have a need for low-cost transportation.