Calmar is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 961 people and just one neighborhood, Calmar is the 269th largest community in Iowa. Calmar has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Calmar is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Calmar is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Calmar who work in sales jobs (11.95%), office and administrative support (9.69%) and healthcare (7.92%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Calmar, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Calmar provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Overall, Calmar’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.13 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Calmar doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.