Garrison is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 203 people and just one neighborhood, Garrison is the 470th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Garrison isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Garrison are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garrison is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garrison who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), management occupations (16.67%) and sales jobs (13.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Garrison is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Garrison is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Garrison doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.