Jewell Junction is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,177 people and just one neighborhood, Jewell Junction is the 231st largest community in Iowa. Jewell Junction 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
Jewell Junction is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jewell Junction is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jewell Junction who work in management occupations (9.20%), sales jobs (8.19%) and office and administrative support (7.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Jewell Junction is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Jewell Junction’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Jewell Junction doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.