Becker is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,687 people and just one neighborhood, Becker is the 155th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Becker isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Becker are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Becker is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Becker who work in office and administrative support (18.86%), sales jobs (13.97%) and teaching (9.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Becker is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Becker’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Becker, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.