Savage is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 32,465 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Savage is the 31st largest community in Minnesota.
Savage real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Savage house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Savage is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Savage is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Savage who work in management occupations (13.65%), sales jobs (10.91%), and office and administrative support (10.47%).
Also of interest is that Savage has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.61% 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.
Because of many things, Savage is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Savage a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Savage has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Savage’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Savage is a pretty powerful place. 50.62% of the adults in Savage have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Savage in 2018 was $46,138, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,552 for a family of four.
Savage is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Savage home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Savage residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Savage include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Savage is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.