Bancroft is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 716 people and just one neighborhood, Bancroft is the 328th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bancroft is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bancroft is a city of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bancroft who work in sales jobs (15.76%), management occupations (15.11%) and office and administrative support (12.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Bancroft’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Bancroft is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.78 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.
Being a small city, Bancroft does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.