Nashua is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,636 people and just one neighborhood, Nashua is the 183rd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Nashua was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Nashua is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nashua is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nashua who work in office and administrative support (13.22%), sales jobs (11.85%) and personal care services (6.89%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Nashua is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Nashua really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Nashua perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Nashua doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.