Fossil is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 449 people and just one neighborhood, Fossil is the 193rd largest community in Oregon. Fossil has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fossil is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fossil is a city of service providers, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fossil who work in management occupations (19.57%), office and administrative support (11.96%) and food service (9.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Fossil’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city 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, Fossil is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.19 minutes getting to work every day.