Lonsdale is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,804 people and just one neighborhood, Lonsdale is the 181st largest community in Minnesota. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Lonsdale, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Lonsdale, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Lonsdale’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Lonsdale does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $67,250.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Lonsdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lonsdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lonsdale is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lonsdale who work in office and administrative support (12.17%), sales jobs (10.68%) and management occupations (9.14%).
Also of interest is that Lonsdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Lonsdale 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, Lonsdale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Lonsdale is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lonsdale, the average commute to work is 36.44 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.