Spooner is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,586 people and just one neighborhood, Spooner is the 212th largest community in Wisconsin.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Spooner isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Spooner are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spooner is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spooner who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), management occupations (8.28%) and personal care services (7.99%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
One of the benefits of Spooner is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.71 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Spooner doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.