Estherville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 6,011 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Estherville is the 61st largest community in Iowa.
When you are in Estherville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.19% of Estherville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Estherville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Estherville who work in sales jobs (12.66%), office and administrative support (8.40%), and teaching (7.30%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Estherville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Estherville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Estherville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.76 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Estherville rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.34% of adults 25 and older in Estherville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Estherville in 2010 was $24,573, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,292 for a family of four. However, Estherville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Estherville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Estherville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Estherville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Estherville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Estherville include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Estherville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.