Cascade is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,271 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cascade is the 150th largest community in Iowa.
Cascade is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cascade is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cascade who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), business and financial occupations (8.11%), and sales jobs (7.56%).
Because of many things, Cascade is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cascade a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cascade has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cascade’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Cascade 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.
The population of Cascade 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 Cascade, 24.48% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cascade in 2010 was $24,957, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,828 for a family of four. However, Cascade contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cascade home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cascade residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Cascade include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Cascade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.