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. Much of the housing stock in Corydon was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Corydon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Corydon are a mix 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
Overall, Corydon’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Corydon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Corydon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Corydon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Corydon may be for you.
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.