Mora is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 3,462 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mora is the 185th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Mora isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mora are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mora is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mora who work in sales jobs (14.84%), healthcare (13.36%), and personal care services (8.98%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.34% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Being a small city, Mora does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Mora is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.44% of adults 25 and older in Mora have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mora in 2010 was $19,435, 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 $77,740 for a family of four.
The people who call Mora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mora residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Mora include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mora is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Scandinavian languages.