Waite Park is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 7,469 people and just one neighborhood, Waite Park is the 122nd largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waite Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waite Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waite Park who work in office and administrative support (14.44%), sales jobs (14.14%) and personal care services (7.41%).
Also of interest is that Waite Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Waite Park is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.97 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.