Brandon is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 478 people and just one neighborhood, Brandon is the 424th largest community in Minnesota. Brandon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Brandon, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.08% of Brandon’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Brandon is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandon who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), sales jobs (8.78%) and teaching (7.25%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Brandon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brandon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brandon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Brandon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.