Columbus Junction is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,857 people and just one neighborhood, Columbus Junction is the 164th largest community in Iowa. Columbus Junction 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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Columbus Junction is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 64.16% of the Columbus Junction workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Columbus Junction is a city of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbus Junction who work in office and administrative support (6.55%), sales jobs (4.76%) and healthcare suport services (3.81%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Columbus Junction’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small city, Columbus Junction doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.