Knox City is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 211 people and just one neighborhood, Knox City is the 486th largest community in Missouri. Much of the housing stock in Knox City was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Knox City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.28% of Knox City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Knox City is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Knox City who work in sales jobs (17.92%), food service (9.43%) and management occupations (7.55%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.26% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
Residents will find that the city 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, Knox City is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Knox City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.