Blakesburg is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 287 people and just one neighborhood, Blakesburg is the 398th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Blakesburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Blakesburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blakesburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blakesburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blakesburg who work in office and administrative support (20.47%), sales jobs (13.39%) and management occupations (7.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blakesburg is worth considering.
Blakesburg is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.