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.
A relatively large number of people in Granger telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.17% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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.