Postville is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,155 people and just one neighborhood, Postville is the 145th largest community in Iowa. Postville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Postville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 48.16% of the Postville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Postville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Postville who work in office and administrative support (15.03%), sales jobs (7.26%) and farm management occupations (5.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Postville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Postville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.98 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Postville 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.