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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Throckmorton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
A relatively large number of people in Throckmorton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.58% 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
Throckmorton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Throckmorton is worth considering.
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.