Holstein is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,393 people and just one neighborhood, Holstein is the 212th largest community in Iowa. Holstein 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, Holstein is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holstein is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holstein who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), sales jobs (8.01%) and management occupations (7.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Holstein is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Holstein 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, Holstein has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Holstein’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.