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 (13.79%), office and administrative support (11.09%), and management occupations (9.56%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of International Falls spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.05 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of International Falls citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.04% of adults 25 and older in International Falls have a college degree.
The per capita income in International Falls in 2010 was $21,642, 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 $86,568 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.