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 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, 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
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, Armstrong is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.30 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Armstrong does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.