Atwater is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,122 people and just one neighborhood, Atwater is the 333rd largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Atwater is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.71% of the Atwater workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Atwater is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atwater who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), sales jobs (6.99%) and food service (5.94%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Atwater has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Atwater a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.