Madrid is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,553 people and just one neighborhood, Madrid is the 130th largest community in Iowa. Madrid 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
Madrid is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Madrid is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Madrid who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), sales jobs (10.74%) and personal care services (5.98%).
Also of interest is that Madrid has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Madrid’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Madrid doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.