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
When you are in Granger, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.19% 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, 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.
One downside of living in Granger, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.67 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Granger does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.