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
Granger is a blue-collar town, with 41.19% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.17% 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.
One downside of living in Granger is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Granger, the average commute to work is 32.67 minutes, which is quite a bit 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.