Crosslake is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,196 people and just one neighborhood, Crosslake is the 249th largest community in Minnesota.
Real Estate Prices
Crosslake home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Crosslake real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Crosslake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Crosslake is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crosslake who work in management occupations (20.07%), sales jobs (17.71%) and office and administrative support (10.86%).
Of important note, Crosslake is also a city of artists. Crosslake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Crosslake’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.93% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Crosslake is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
Because of many things, Crosslake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Crosslake a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Crosslake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Crosslake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Crosslake is worth considering.