Garrison is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 210 people and just one neighborhood, Garrison is the 470th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Garrison is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Garrison is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garrison who work in sales jobs (25.68%), office and administrative support (16.22%) and management occupations (13.51%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Garrison is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
The overall crime rate in Garrison is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Garrison has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Garrison a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Garrison doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.