Wheaton is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,355 people and just one neighborhood, Wheaton is the 295th largest community in Minnesota. Much of the housing stock in Wheaton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Wheaton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wheaton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wheaton who work in office and administrative support (10.56%), management occupations (10.56%) and healthcare (8.64%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Wheaton 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. Wheaton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wheaton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wheaton may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 11.93 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Wheaton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.