Hobart is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,700 people and just one neighborhood, Hobart is the 94th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hobart is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hobart is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hobart who work in healthcare (9.22%), sales jobs (9.15%) and teaching (8.63%).
A relatively large number of people in Hobart telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.44% 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
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hobart spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.