Stark City is a tiny town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 140 people and just one neighborhood, Stark City is the 496th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Stark City is a blue-collar town, with 43.08% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Stark City is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stark City who work in office and administrative support (20.00%), maintenance occupations (12.31%) and management occupations (7.69%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Stark City 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. Stark City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stark City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stark City may be for you.
Being a small town, Stark City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.