Karlstad is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 736 people and just one neighborhood, Karlstad is the 382nd largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Karlstad is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Karlstad is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Karlstad who work in sales jobs (11.38%), teaching (10.48%) and healthcare (7.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Karlstad’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Karlstad has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Karlstad has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Karlstad than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Karlstad may be for you.