Dundas is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,446 people and just one neighborhood, Dundas is the 303rd largest community in Minnesota. Dundas has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Dundas, where the median household income is $65,208.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dundas is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.18% of the Dundas workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dundas is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dundas who work in sales jobs (10.51%), office and administrative support (9.07%) and management occupations (8.19%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Dundas is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Dundas is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dundas 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, Dundas has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dundas’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.