Carroll is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 9,968 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carroll is the 38th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities, Carroll isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carroll are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carroll is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carroll who work in office and administrative support (11.48%), sales jobs (11.16%), and healthcare (7.48%).
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 13.00 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Carroll who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.88% of the adults in Carroll have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carroll in 2010 was $26,023, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,092 for a family of four. However, Carroll contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Carroll home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carroll residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carroll include Irish, Dutch, English, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Carroll is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.