Ackley is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,550 people and just one neighborhood, Ackley is the 189th largest community in Iowa. Ackley 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, Ackley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ackley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ackley who work in office and administrative support (15.87%), sales jobs (11.08%) and teaching (10.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ackley is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Ackley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.