Arcola is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 362 people and just one neighborhood, Arcola is the 227th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Arcola is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Arcola is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Arcola who work in sales jobs (17.39%), office and administrative support (13.04%) and management occupations (12.17%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Arcola work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
A relatively large number of people in Arcola telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.30% 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