International Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 6,158 people and two constituent neighborhoods, International Falls is the 126th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, International Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, International Falls is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in International Falls who work in sales jobs (14.92%), office and administrative support (13.76%), and management occupations (7.06%).
One of the benefits of International Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.14 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 percentage of adults in International Falls who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.67% of the adults in International Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in International Falls in 2010 was $21,813, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,252 for a family of four. However, International Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call International Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of International Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in International Falls include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and French .
The most common language spoken in International Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.