Mountain Lake is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,134 people and just one neighborhood, Mountain Lake is the 250th largest community in Minnesota. Mountain Lake has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Mountain Lake, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.33% of Mountain Lake’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mountain Lake is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Lake who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), healthcare suport services (12.55%) and management occupations (6.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Mountain Lake is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Mountain Lake is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.51 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.