Granger is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,501 people and just one neighborhood, Granger is the 720th largest community in Texas. Granger has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Granger, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.05% of Granger’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
One downside of living in Granger, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.35 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Granger doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.