Corydon is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,587 people and just one neighborhood, Corydon is the 190th largest community in Iowa. Corydon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Corydon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Corydon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Corydon who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), healthcare (11.36%) and sales jobs (7.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Corydon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Corydon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Corydon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Corydon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.32 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.