Remer is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 362 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Remer is the 445th largest community in Minnesota.
Remer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Remer is a city of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Remer who work in personal care services (14.86%), maintenance occupations (10.81%), and healthcare (8.11%).
A relatively large number of people in Remer telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.45% 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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Remer is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Remer is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.83 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Remer doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Remer has a very low overall level of education: only 9.75% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Remer in 2010 was $15,630, which is low income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,520 for a family of four. Remer also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.25% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Remer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Remer residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Remer include Irish, Norwegian, Finnish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Remer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.