Manning is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,485 people and just one neighborhood, Manning is the 197th largest community in Iowa. Manning 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, Manning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manning is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manning who work in office and administrative support (11.90%), management occupations (10.03%) and food service (9.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Manning is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Manning’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.70 minutes getting to work every day.
Manning is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.