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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Cascade house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Cascade isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cascade are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (12.25%), sales jobs (10.35%), and teaching (7.92%).
Cascade is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 citizens of Cascade are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.57% of adults in Cascade having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cascade in 2010 was $23,480, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,920 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, Luxemburger, and French .
The most common language spoken in Cascade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.