Medora is a tiny city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 132 people and just one neighborhood, Medora is the 112th largest community in North Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Medora is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Medora is a city of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medora who work in food service (35.04%), management occupations (11.68%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.76%).
Of important note, Medora is also a city of artists. Medora has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Medora’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Medora is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Medora’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Medora spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 10.43 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Medora does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.