Grant is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,142 people and just one neighborhood, Grant is the 165th largest community in Minnesota.
Real Estate Prices
Grant home prices are not only among the most expensive in Minnesota, but Grant real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Grant is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grant is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grant who work in office and administrative support (17.23%), sales jobs (12.97%) and management occupations (11.39%).
Also of interest is that Grant has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.01% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Because of many things, Grant is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grant 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, Grant has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grant’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.