Belle Plaine is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,489 people and just one neighborhood, Belle Plaine is the 131st largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Belle Plaine was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Belle Plaine, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.39% of Belle Plaine’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Belle Plaine is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Belle Plaine who work in sales jobs (16.64%), office and administrative support (10.38%) and personal care services (6.43%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Belle Plaine is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small city, Belle Plaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.