Estherville, IA


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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.

Estherville is a blue-collar town, with 40.69% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Estherville is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Estherville who work in sales jobs (13.00%), office and administrative support (10.24%), and personal care services (6.50%).

Estherville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Estherville enrolled in college, Estherville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

One of the benefits of Estherville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.69 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.

The citizens of Estherville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.50% of adults in Estherville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Estherville in 2010 was $24,896, which is middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,584 for a family of four. However, Estherville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 14.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Estherville include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Estherville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.

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