Newell is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 877 people and just one neighborhood, Newell is the 289th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Newell was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Newell is a blue-collar town, with 42.29% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Newell is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newell who work in sales jobs (7.89%), management occupations (7.89%) and office and administrative support (7.71%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Newell is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Newell’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Newell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.