Willow Springs is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,154 people and just one neighborhood, Willow Springs is the 236th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Willow Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Willow Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willow Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willow Springs who work in sales jobs (12.86%), office and administrative support (12.03%) and food service (8.30%).
A relatively large number of people in Willow Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.41% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 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 18.60 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Willow Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.