Okanogan is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,571 people and just one neighborhood, Okanogan is the 172nd largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Okanogan is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Okanogan is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Okanogan who work in sales jobs (11.54%), management occupations (10.55%) and healthcare (9.43%).
A relatively large number of people in Okanogan telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.46% 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
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 16.43 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Okanogan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.