Northwoods is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,199 people and just one neighborhood, Northwoods is the 159th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Northwoods is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Northwoods is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Northwoods who work in office and administrative support (20.73%), food service (9.58%) and personal care services (9.19%).
Of important note, Northwoods is also a city of artists. Northwoods has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Northwoods’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
For a small city, Northwoods has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Northwoods exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.