Missouri Valley is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,713 people and just one neighborhood, Missouri Valley is the 122nd largest community in Iowa. Missouri Valley has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Missouri Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Missouri Valley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Missouri Valley who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), food service (10.55%) and maintenance occupations (9.10%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Missouri Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Missouri Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.