Arapaho is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 824 people and just one neighborhood, Arapaho is the 244th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Arapaho, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.15% of Arapaho’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Arapaho is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arapaho who work in office and administrative support (22.54%), sales jobs (9.86%) and management occupations (7.51%).
A relatively large number of people in Arapaho telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.58% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Arapaho is worth considering.
Arapaho is a very car-oriented town. 96.92% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Arapaho is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Arapaho has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Arapaho 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.