Tarkio is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,499 people and just one neighborhood, Tarkio is the 283rd largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Tarkio is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tarkio is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tarkio who work in management occupations (10.03%), food service (8.51%) and sales jobs (8.05%).
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!) Tarkio 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. Tarkio has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tarkio than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tarkio may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.16 minutes getting to work every day.