Hedrick is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 749 people and just one neighborhood, Hedrick is the 321st largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Hedrick was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Hedrick is a blue-collar town, with 41.73% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hedrick is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hedrick who work in food service (10.69%), office and administrative support (10.18%) and healthcare suport services (8.14%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.97% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Hedrick’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Hedrick doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.