Boling is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,127 people and just one neighborhood, Boling is the 781st largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Boling is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.47% of the Boling workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Boling is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boling who work in teaching (15.43%), maintenance occupations (12.42%) and sales jobs (11.42%).
A relatively large number of people in Boling telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.82% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
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!) Boling 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. Boling has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Boling than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Boling may be for you.
Being a small town, Boling does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.