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
Because of many things, Larchwood 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, Larchwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Larchwood 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Larchwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.