Potts Camp is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 505 people and just one neighborhood, Potts Camp is the 207th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Potts Camp, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.37% of Potts Camp’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Potts Camp is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Potts Camp who work in office and administrative support (15.85%), business and financial occupations (9.29%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (3.28%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Potts Camp 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. Potts Camp has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Potts Camp than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Potts Camp may be for you.
One downside of living in Potts Camp is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Potts Camp, the average commute to work is 38.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Potts Camp is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.