Twisp is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 937 people and just one neighborhood, Twisp is the 240th largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Twisp is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Twisp is a town of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Twisp who work in food service (21.43%), management occupations (17.74%) and teaching (8.29%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Twisp has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Twisp 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. Twisp has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Twisp than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Twisp may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Twisp spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.21 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Twisp doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.