Lenox is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,370 people and just one neighborhood, Lenox is the 210th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Lenox is a blue-collar town, with 44.43% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lenox is a city of professionals, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lenox who work in office and administrative support (11.57%), teaching (8.18%) and healthcare (8.04%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Lenox’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) Lenox 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. Lenox has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lenox than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lenox may be for you.
One of the benefits of Lenox is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.16 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Lenox doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.