Remsen is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,643 people and just one neighborhood, Remsen is the 183rd largest community in Iowa. Remsen has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Remsen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Remsen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Remsen is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Remsen who work in office and administrative support (16.65%), sales jobs (15.25%) and management occupations (7.92%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Remsen 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, Remsen really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Remsen 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.64 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Remsen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.