Goodwell is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,341 people and just one neighborhood, Goodwell is the 185th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Goodwell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Goodwell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goodwell is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodwell who work in teaching (13.66%), office and administrative support (13.54%) and sales jobs (11.06%).
Also of interest is that Goodwell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Goodwell is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Goodwell to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
One of the benefits of Goodwell is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.49 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small town, Goodwell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.