Lovilia is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 532 people and just one neighborhood, Lovilia is the 357th largest community in Iowa. Lovilia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lovilia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.41% of the Lovilia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lovilia is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lovilia who work in maintenance occupations (9.60%), office and administrative support (8.47%) and healthcare (5.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Lovilia is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Lovilia 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. Lovilia has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lovilia than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lovilia may be for you.
Being a small city, Lovilia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.