Hinton is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 943 people and just one neighborhood, Hinton is the 278th largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Hinton real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Hinton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Hinton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hinton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hinton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hinton who work in office and administrative support (16.36%), sales jobs (12.50%) and teaching (10.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Hinton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Hinton 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, Hinton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hinton 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.
Being a small city, Hinton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.