Elk Horn is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 647 people and just one neighborhood, Elk Horn is the 340th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elk Horn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elk Horn is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk Horn who work in office and administrative support (18.90%), healthcare (11.02%) and sales jobs (10.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Elk Horn’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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, Elk Horn has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Elk Horn a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Elk Horn is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.17 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.