Grundy Center is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,714 people and just one neighborhood, Grundy Center is the 126th largest community in Iowa. Grundy Center has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grundy Center is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grundy Center is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grundy Center who work in sales jobs (17.30%), office and administrative support (14.78%) and management occupations (10.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Grundy Center 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, Grundy Center really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Grundy Center 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.
Grundy Center 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.