Ratliff City is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 121 people and just one neighborhood, Ratliff City is the 330th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ratliff City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 51.06% of Ratliff City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ratliff City is a town of transportation and shipping workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ratliff City who work in sales jobs (19.15%), office and administrative support (10.64%) and management occupations (8.51%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.52% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
Ratliff City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ratliff City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ratliff City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ratliff City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ratliff City may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ratliff City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.79 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Ratliff City 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.