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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, McGregor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McGregor is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in McGregor who work in food service (34.74%), office and administrative support (10.53%), and management occupations (6.32%).
McGregor’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, McGregor 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 16.41 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, McGregor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of McGregor have a very low rate of college education: just 7.19% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in McGregor in 2010 was $14,510, which is low income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,040 for a family of four. McGregor also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.93% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in McGregor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and African languages.