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 (12.16%), office and administrative support (9.79%), and management occupations (8.26%).
Anamosa is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Anamosa have a very low rate of college education: just 9.88% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Anamosa in 2010 was $18,051, which is low income relative to Iowa, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,204 for a family of four. However, Anamosa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.