Melcher-Dallas is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,276 people and just one neighborhood, Melcher-Dallas is the 222nd largest community in Iowa. Melcher-Dallas 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, Melcher-Dallas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Melcher-Dallas is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Melcher-Dallas who work in office and administrative support (24.53%), teaching (11.24%) and computer science and math (6.18%).
Also of interest is that Melcher-Dallas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Melcher-Dallas is worth considering.
In Melcher-Dallas, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Melcher-Dallas 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.