Laporte is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 113 people and just one neighborhood, Laporte is the 487th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Laporte is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Laporte is a city of service providers, managers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Laporte who work in food service (34.26%), personal care services (15.74%) and management occupations (13.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Laporte is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Laporte is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.73 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Laporte doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.