Holstein is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,391 people and just one neighborhood, Holstein is the 212th largest community in Iowa. Holstein has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 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, Holstein really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Holstein 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.