Wells is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,272 people and just one neighborhood, Wells is the 239th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Wells, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.87% of Wells’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Wells is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wells who work in office and administrative support (9.77%), teaching (9.25%) and personal care services (7.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Wells 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, Wells really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wells 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.
One of the benefits of Wells is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.41 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.