Goodhue is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,174 people and just one neighborhood, Goodhue is the 326th largest community in Minnesota. Goodhue 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 Goodhue, where the median household income is $68,194.
Real Estate Prices
Goodhue real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Goodhue house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Goodhue is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Goodhue is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Goodhue who work in farm management occupations (9.93%), office and administrative support (9.55%) and healthcare (8.61%).
Another important characteristic of Goodhue is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Goodhue is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Goodhue really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Goodhue perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.