Blaine is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 70,222 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Blaine is the tenth largest community in Minnesota.
Blaine real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Blaine house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blaine is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blaine is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blaine who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), management occupations (10.31%), and sales jobs (10.23%).
Also of interest is that Blaine has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.81% 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.
In terms of college education, Blaine is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.96% of adults in Blaine have a college degree.
The per capita income in Blaine in 2018 was $38,588, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,352 for a family of four. However, Blaine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Blaine is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blaine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blaine residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Blaine include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Blaine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.