Goodhue is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,178 people and just one neighborhood, Goodhue is the 326th largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in Goodhue was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Goodhue economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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, Goodhue isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Goodhue are a mix 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%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Goodhue work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
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.