Larchwood is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 880 people and just one neighborhood, Larchwood is the 291st largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Larchwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Larchwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Larchwood who work in office and administrative support (15.87%), management occupations (9.30%) and teaching (9.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Larchwood is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Larchwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Larchwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.