Waitsburg is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 1,196 people and just one neighborhood, Waitsburg is the 221st largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waitsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waitsburg is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waitsburg who work in office and administrative support (9.96%), teaching (7.74%) and healthcare (7.74%).
A relatively large number of people in Waitsburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.68% 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
Being a small city, Waitsburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.