Humboldt is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 4,596 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Humboldt is the 85th largest community in Iowa.
Humboldt is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Humboldt is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Humboldt who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), management occupations (8.90%), and sales jobs (6.56%).
Humboldt’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.04 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Humboldt doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Humboldt citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.69% of adults 25 and older in Humboldt have a college degree.
The per capita income in Humboldt in 2010 was $26,681, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,724 for a family of four. However, Humboldt contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Humboldt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Humboldt residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Humboldt include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Humboldt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.