Pickens is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,085 people and just one neighborhood, Pickens is the 160th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pickens is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.35% of the Pickens workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pickens is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pickens who work in sales jobs (21.29%), healthcare (8.43%) and office and administrative support (6.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Pickens is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pickens, the average commute to work is 33.89 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.