George is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,059 people and just one neighborhood, George is the 249th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, George is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.96% of the George workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, George is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in George who work in office and administrative support (12.73%), management occupations (9.59%) and farm management occupations (6.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) George 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. George has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in George than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, George may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of George spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.27 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, George does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.