Hutchinson is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 13,913 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hutchinson is the 70th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hutchinson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hutchinson is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hutchinson who work in office and administrative support (12.68%), sales jobs (8.32%), and management occupations (7.69%).
One of the benefits of Hutchinson is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.46 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.
The population of Hutchinson overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Hutchinson, 22.40% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hutchinson in 2010 was $26,586, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,344 for a family of four. However, Hutchinson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hutchinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hutchinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hutchinson include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hutchinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.