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Grace, ID

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Overview


Grace is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 938 people and just one neighborhood, Grace is the 97th largest community in Idaho.

Occupations and Workforce

Grace is a blue-collar town, with 51.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Grace is a city of construction workers and builders, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grace who work in farm management occupations (14.85%), management occupations (8.44%), and healthcare suport services (7.13%).

In addition, many people in Grace have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Grace is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grace a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Grace has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grace’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small city, Grace does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Grace with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.58% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grace in 2018 was $30,410, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,640 for a family of four. However, Grace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Grace is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grace residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Grace also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grace include English, German, Swedish, Swiss, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Grace's cultural character, accounting for 15.78% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Grace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 13.1% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 6 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.9% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 29.2% have English ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Grace are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 27.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.7%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Grace, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (29.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (6.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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