Red Lake Falls is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,336 people and just one neighborhood, Red Lake Falls is the 373rd largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities, Red Lake Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Red Lake Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Red Lake Falls is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Red Lake Falls who work in office and administrative support (16.22%), management occupations (10.06%), and sales jobs (9.76%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.54% 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.
Red Lake Falls’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Red Lake Falls has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Red Lake Falls has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Red Lake Falls than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Red Lake Falls may be for you.
Red Lake Falls is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Red Lake Falls who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.47% of the adults in Red Lake Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Red Lake Falls in 2018 was $32,992, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,968 for a family of four. However, Red Lake Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Red Lake Falls is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Red Lake Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Red Lake Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Red Lake Falls include German, French, Norwegian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Red Lake Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Red Lake Falls, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 95.9% of America.
If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Red Lake Falls is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in MN, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota. If you are considering retiring to Minnesota, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 21.3% have Norwegian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Red Lake Falls are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.3% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 35.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.9%), and 16.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Red Lake Falls, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.0%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (23.6%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (21.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.2%) and 5.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.