Eldon is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 915 people and just one neighborhood, Eldon is the 279th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Eldon was built prior to World War II, 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, Eldon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.62% of the Eldon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Eldon is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Eldon who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (8.45%) and management occupations (6.10%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Eldon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eldon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Eldon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.06 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Eldon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.