Milaca is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,914 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Milaca is the 207th largest community in Minnesota.
Milaca is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milaca is a city of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Milaca who work in food service (11.65%), business and financial occupations (8.19%), and sales jobs (7.65%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.97% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Milaca has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Milaca a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Milaca, just 12.76% 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 Milaca in 2010 was $20,829, which is low income relative to Minnesota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,316 for a family of four. However, Milaca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Milaca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milaca residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Milaca include German, Irish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Milaca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.