Balaton is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 626 people and just one neighborhood, Balaton is the 402nd largest community in Minnesota. Balaton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Balaton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Balaton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Balaton who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), sales jobs (7.93%) and personal care services (7.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Balaton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Balaton 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. Balaton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Balaton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Balaton may be for you.
Being a small city, Balaton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.