Savage, MN

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Living in Savage

Savage is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 32,465 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Savage is the 34th 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Savage is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.74%), office and administrative support (10.96%), and sales jobs (9.65%).

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.

Because of many things, Savage is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Savage really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Savage perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The education level of Savage ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Savage, 49.61% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Savage in 2018 was $46,378, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,512 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.