Grundy Center is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,705 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Grundy Center a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Grundy Center has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Grundy Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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.