Welcome is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 666 people and just one neighborhood, Welcome is the 395th largest community in Minnesota. Welcome has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Welcome is a blue-collar town, with 38.42% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Welcome is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Welcome who work in personal care services (11.14%), management occupations (10.26%) and office and administrative support (9.97%).
A relatively large number of people in Welcome telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.21% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Welcome’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Welcome has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Welcome a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.