Throckmorton is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 812 people and just one neighborhood, Throckmorton is the 861st largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Throckmorton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Throckmorton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Throckmorton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Throckmorton who work in sales jobs (14.53%), management occupations (12.25%) and healthcare (9.12%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.58% 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
The overall crime rate in Throckmorton 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.
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!) Throckmorton 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. Throckmorton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Throckmorton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Throckmorton may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.91 minutes getting to work every day.