Porum is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 716 people and just one neighborhood, Porum is the 255th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Porum is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.43% of the Porum workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Porum is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Porum who work in sales jobs (12.23%), office and administrative support (8.51%) and management occupations (6.38%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Porum is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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, Porum is worth considering.
Being a small town, Porum does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.