New Market is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 405 people and just one neighborhood, New Market is the 386th largest community in Iowa. New Market has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
New Market is a blue-collar town, with 38.71% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, New Market is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Market who work in healthcare (9.14%), community and social services (8.60%) and office and administrative support (8.06%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, New Market 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, New Market really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Market 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.
New Market 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.