Silver Bay is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,829 people and just one neighborhood, Silver Bay is the 261st largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Silver Bay is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Silver Bay is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Bay who work in personal care services (9.94%), healthcare (9.66%) and office and administrative support (8.96%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Silver Bay is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Silver Bay’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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!) Silver Bay 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. Silver Bay has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Silver Bay than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Silver Bay may be for you.
One of the benefits of Silver Bay is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.11 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.
Silver Bay 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.