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. Granger has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
The overall crime rate in Granger 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.
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.
Being a small city, Granger does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.