Latimer is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 490 people and just one neighborhood, Latimer is the 365th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Latimer is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.95% of the Latimer workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Latimer is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Latimer who work in sales jobs (16.53%), office and administrative support (10.33%) and farm management occupations (7.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Latimer’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Latimer has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Latimer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Latimer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Latimer may be for you.