Sasakwa is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 144 people and just one neighborhood, Sasakwa is the 327th largest community in Oklahoma. Sasakwa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Sasakwa, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 46.15% of Sasakwa’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sasakwa is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sasakwa who work in office and administrative support (15.38%), maintenance occupations (15.38%) and teaching (7.69%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 38.46% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Being a small town, Sasakwa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.