Leakey is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 434 people and just one neighborhood, Leakey is the 967th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Leakey isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Leakey are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leakey is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leakey who work in food service (15.84%), management occupations (15.35%) and sales jobs (13.86%).
A relatively large number of people in Leakey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.42% 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
The overall crime rate in Leakey is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Leakey has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Leakey a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 13.44 minutes getting to work every day.
Leakey is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.