Bradley is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 169 people and just one neighborhood, Bradley is the 258th largest community in South Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Bradley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bradley is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradley who work in office and administrative support (33.33%), management occupations (14.81%) and sales jobs (9.26%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.41% 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
Overall, Bradley’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) Bradley 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. Bradley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bradley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bradley may be for you.
One downside of living in Bradley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bradley, the average commute to work is 39.05 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Bradley is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Bradley isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Bradley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.