Epworth is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,943 people and just one neighborhood, Epworth is the 168th largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Epworth real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Epworth house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Epworth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Epworth is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Epworth who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), sales jobs (13.09%) and teaching (9.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Epworth is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Epworth enrolled in college, Epworth has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Because of many things, Epworth is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Epworth really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Epworth perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.