Mound is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 9,398 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mound is the 104th largest community in Minnesota.
Mound real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Mound house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mound is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mound is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mound who work in management occupations (17.53%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and sales jobs (10.67%).
Of important note, Mound is also a city of artists. Mound has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mound’s character.
Also of interest is that Mound has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Mound is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mound’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Mound is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mound, the average commute to work is 31.73 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Mound is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.49% of adults in Mound have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Mound in 2018 was $55,975, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $223,900 for a family of four. However, Mound contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mound residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mound include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mound is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.