McGregor is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 838 people and just one neighborhood, McGregor is the 290th largest community in Iowa. McGregor has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, McGregor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, McGregor is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in McGregor who work in sales jobs (19.82%), office and administrative support (13.36%) and food service (11.06%).
Setting & Lifestyle
McGregor’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) McGregor 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. McGregor has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in McGregor than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, McGregor may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of McGregor spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.02 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.