Granite Falls is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,796 people and just one neighborhood, Granite Falls is the 208th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Granite Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Granite Falls is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granite Falls who work in office and administrative support (15.23%), sales jobs (10.76%) and management occupations (9.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Granite Falls is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Granite Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.64 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Granite Falls doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.