Chisholm is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,981 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chisholm is the 144th largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in Chisholm was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Chisholm is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Chisholm is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chisholm who work in office and administrative support (16.92%), healthcare suport services (9.77%), and sales jobs (5.83%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.52 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Chisholm who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.60% of the adults in Chisholm have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Chisholm in 2010 was $20,479, which is low income relative to Minnesota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,916 for a family of four. However, Chisholm contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Chisholm home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chisholm residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Chisholm include Norwegian, Finnish, Slovene, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Chisholm is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.