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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Chisholm is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.91% of the Chisholm workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (14.79%), management occupations (7.27%), and healthcare suport services (7.12%).
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 18.73 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Chisholm overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Chisholm, 21.03% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chisholm in 2010 was $19,772, 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 $79,088 for a family of four.
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, Slovene, Finnish, and Serbian.
The most common language spoken in Chisholm is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.