Myrtle is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 496 people and just one neighborhood, Myrtle is the 212th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Myrtle is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.51% of the Myrtle workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Myrtle is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Myrtle who work in sales jobs (20.13%), community and social services (12.99%) and office and administrative support (7.79%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Myrtle is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Myrtle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.