Brooten - Belgrade is a very small town located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,637 people and just one neighborhood, Brooten - Belgrade is the 203rd largest community in Minnesota.
Brooten - Belgrade is a blue-collar town, with 38.45% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Brooten - Belgrade is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooten - Belgrade who work in management occupations (15.02%), office and administrative support (8.76%), and sales jobs (6.05%).
A relatively large number of people in Brooten - Belgrade telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.23% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
The percentage of adults in Brooten - Belgrade with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.05% of adults in Brooten - Belgrade have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brooten - Belgrade in 2018 was $32,703, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,812 for a family of four. However, Brooten - Belgrade contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Brooten - Belgrade home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brooten - Belgrade residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brooten - Belgrade include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Brooten - Belgrade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Brooten - Belgrade, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 16 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.5% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 46.4% have German ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Brooten - Belgrade are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.1%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Brooten - Belgrade, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (46.4%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (75.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.0%) and 5.9% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.