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. Belle Plaine has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Belle Plaine is a blue-collar town, with 37.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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
Belle Plaine’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Belle Plaine does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.