Armstrong is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 912 people and just one neighborhood, Armstrong is the 280th largest community in Iowa. Armstrong has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Armstrong is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Armstrong is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Armstrong who work in office and administrative support (12.42%), management occupations (9.80%) and sales jobs (8.28%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Armstrong has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Armstrong has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Armstrong than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Armstrong may be for you.
One of the benefits of Armstrong is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.30 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Armstrong 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.