Larchwood is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 873 people and just one neighborhood, Larchwood is the 291st largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Larchwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Larchwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Larchwood who work in management occupations (14.25%), office and administrative support (13.60%) and sales jobs (8.99%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Larchwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Larchwood 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, Larchwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Larchwood’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Larchwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.