Granger is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,475 people and just one neighborhood, Granger is the 720th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Granger was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Granger is a blue-collar town, with 36.05% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Granger is a city of service providers, managers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granger who work in management occupations (10.87%), maintenance occupations (9.42%) and food service (6.16%).
Also of interest is that Granger has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.69% 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
Granger’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
In Granger, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.35 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Granger doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.