Malvern is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,118 people and just one neighborhood, Malvern is the 236th largest community in Iowa. Malvern 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
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Malvern is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Malvern is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Malvern who work in management occupations (20.53%), teaching (11.79%) and office and administrative support (11.22%).
Of important note, Malvern is also a city of artists. Malvern has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Malvern’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle