Lindstrom is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,401 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lindstrom is the 158th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lindstrom is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lindstrom is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindstrom who work in sales jobs (13.06%), healthcare (10.95%), and office and administrative support (10.86%).
Also of interest is that Lindstrom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Lindstrom is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lindstrom’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Lindstrom, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Lindstrom citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.21% of adults in Lindstrom have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lindstrom in 2010 was $29,707, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,828 for a family of four. However, Lindstrom contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lindstrom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lindstrom residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lindstrom include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lindstrom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.