McGregor, MN


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McGregor is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 367 people and two constituent neighborhoods, McGregor is the 441st largest community in Minnesota.

Unlike some cities, McGregor isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in McGregor are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McGregor is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in McGregor who work in food service (36.41%), office and administrative support (11.65%), and management occupations (5.83%).

Overall, McGregor’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!) McGregor 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. McGregor has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in McGregor than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, McGregor may be for you.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of McGregor spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.63 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, McGregor does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In McGregor, just 10.78% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in McGregor in 2010 was $13,612, which is low income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,448 for a family of four. McGregor also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.

McGregor is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call McGregor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of McGregor residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in McGregor include Swedish, Norwegian, Irish, and Finnish.

The most common language spoken in McGregor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Japanese.

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