Waterville is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,864 people and just one neighborhood, Waterville is the 263rd largest community in Minnesota. Waterville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Waterville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.08% of Waterville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waterville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterville who work in office and administrative support (11.05%), sales jobs (7.44%) and management occupations (7.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Waterville 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, Waterville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Waterville 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.