Blairstown is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 673 people and just one neighborhood, Blairstown is the 335th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Blairstown 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 Blairstown, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 50.77% of Blairstown’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Blairstown is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairstown who work in office and administrative support (16.33%), farm management occupations (16.33%) and sales jobs (6.12%).
Another important characteristic of Blairstown is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Blairstown 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Blairstown doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.