Moose Lake is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,804 people and just one neighborhood, Moose Lake is the 216th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Moose Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moose Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moose Lake is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moose Lake who work in office and administrative support (10.11%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.39%) and maintenance occupations (9.39%).
A relatively large number of people in Moose Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.27% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Moose Lake spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.13 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Moose Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.