Ogden is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,034 people and just one neighborhood, Ogden is the 157th largest community in Iowa. Ogden has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Ogden is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ogden is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogden who work in office and administrative support (11.76%), food service (9.28%) and sales jobs (8.73%).
Also of interest is that Ogden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Ogden 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, Ogden’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small city, Ogden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.