Clarkton is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,252 people and just one neighborhood, Clarkton is the 315th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Clarkton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.63% of the Clarkton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Clarkton is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarkton who work in farm management occupations (9.76%), maintenance occupations (8.88%) and personal care services (7.69%).
In addition, many people in Clarkton have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Clarkton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Clarkton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Clarkton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Clarkton may be for you.
Being a small city, Clarkton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.