Babbitt is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,530 people and just one neighborhood, Babbitt is the 289th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Babbitt isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Babbitt are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Babbitt is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Babbitt who work in office and administrative support (17.03%), healthcare (10.62%) and sales jobs (9.11%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.97% 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
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Babbitt has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Babbitt has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Babbitt than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Babbitt may be for you.