Peosta is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,560 people and just one neighborhood, Peosta is the 214th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Peosta was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Peosta economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Peosta, where the median household income is $81,750.
Real Estate Prices
Peosta real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Peosta house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Peosta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Peosta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Peosta is a city of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peosta who work in management occupations (13.61%), sales jobs (11.61%) and office and administrative support (10.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Peosta is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Peosta a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Peosta has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Peosta’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Peosta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.