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.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Granger is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.19% of the Granger workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Granger is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granger who work in office and administrative support (11.34%), maintenance occupations (10.82%) and management occupations (10.12%).
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: 11.17% 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
Overall, Granger’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Granger, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Granger is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.