Guttenberg is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,861 people and just one neighborhood, Guttenberg is the 163rd largest community in Iowa. Guttenberg 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, Guttenberg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guttenberg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Guttenberg who work in office and administrative support (11.70%), healthcare (10.76%) and personal care services (8.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Guttenberg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Guttenberg is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Guttenberg spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.74 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.