Asbury is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,171 people and just one neighborhood, Asbury is the 92nd largest community in Iowa. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Asbury, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Asbury, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Asbury’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Asbury does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,820.
Real Estate Prices
Asbury real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Asbury house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Asbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Asbury is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Asbury who work in sales jobs (11.83%), management occupations (10.83%) and office and administrative support (10.75%).
Also of interest is that Asbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Asbury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Asbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Asbury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Asbury spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.42 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.