Delmar is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 505 people and just one neighborhood, Delmar is the 360th largest community in Iowa. Delmar has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Delmar is a blue-collar town, with 37.64% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Delmar is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delmar who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), sales jobs (11.41%) and healthcare (5.70%).
Also of interest is that Delmar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Delmar 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, Delmar’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Delmar does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.