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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carroll is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carroll is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carroll who work in office and administrative support (12.36%), sales jobs (11.58%), and management occupations (6.74%).
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 12.37 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Carroll overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Carroll, 23.48% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Carroll in 2010 was $25,397, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,588 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 French.