La Rue is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 722 people and just one neighborhood, La Rue is the 617th largest community in Ohio. La Rue has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, La Rue is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.76% of the La Rue workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, La Rue is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Rue who work in office and administrative support (21.43%), healthcare suport services (9.18%) and food service (8.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In La Rue, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
La Rue is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.