Gladbrook is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 897 people and just one neighborhood, Gladbrook is the 274th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Gladbrook was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gladbrook is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.16% of the Gladbrook workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gladbrook is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gladbrook who work in sales jobs (10.96%), office and administrative support (9.59%) and teaching (6.58%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Gladbrook is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.