Kempner is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,083 people and just one neighborhood, Kempner is the 789th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Kempner is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.98% of the Kempner workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Kempner is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kempner who work in office and administrative support (10.24%), maintenance occupations (8.43%) and sales jobs (7.83%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Kempner, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.59% 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
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Kempner 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. Kempner has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kempner than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kempner may be for you.
Being a small city, Kempner does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.