Mossyrock is a tiny city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 745 people and just one neighborhood, Mossyrock is the 252nd largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Mossyrock, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 54.85% of Mossyrock’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mossyrock is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mossyrock who work in farm management occupations (24.24%), office and administrative support (15.76%) and healthcare suport services (5.76%).
Another important characteristic of Mossyrock is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
A relatively large number of people in Mossyrock telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.18% 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 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!) Mossyrock 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. Mossyrock has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mossyrock than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mossyrock may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Mossyrock doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.