Kingsley is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,407 people and just one neighborhood, Kingsley is the 208th largest community in Iowa. Kingsley 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, Kingsley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsley is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsley who work in office and administrative support (16.15%), healthcare (8.99%) and management occupations (8.57%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Kingsley is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kingsley 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, Kingsley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kingsley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Kingsley is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.