Sledge is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Sledge is the 203rd largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Sledge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sledge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sledge is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sledge who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (14.48%), personal care services (11.72%) and management occupations (10.34%).
Another important characteristic of Sledge is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
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!) Sledge 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. Sledge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Sledge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Sledge may be for you.
One downside of living in Sledge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sledge, the average commute to work is 37.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Sledge 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.