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
Elk Horn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
Elk Horn’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Elk Horn 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. Elk Horn has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Elk Horn than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Elk Horn may be for you.
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.