Center is a tiny city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 569 people and just one neighborhood, Center is the 86th largest community in North Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Center is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Center is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Center who work in management occupations (15.13%), maintenance occupations (13.45%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.24%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.76% 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
Overall, Center’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Center has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Center a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.18 minutes getting to work every day.
Center is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.