Anamosa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,469 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Anamosa is the 69th largest community in Iowa.
Anamosa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Anamosa is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anamosa who work in food service (12.41%), office and administrative support (11.55%), and management occupations (9.37%).
Being a small city, Anamosa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Anamosa, just 12.31% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Anamosa in 2010 was $16,884, which is low income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,536 for a family of four.
The people who call Anamosa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anamosa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Anamosa include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Anamosa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.