Monona is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,510 people and just one neighborhood, Monona is the 193rd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Monona was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Monona is a blue-collar town, with 35.05% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Monona is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Monona who work in office and administrative support (17.63%), sales jobs (11.51%) and personal care services (6.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Monona’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Monona spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.99 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Monona doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.