Riceville is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 802 people and just one neighborhood, Riceville is the 314th largest community in Iowa. Riceville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Riceville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.39% of the Riceville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Riceville is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riceville who work in healthcare (9.36%), food service (9.09%) and management occupations (7.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Riceville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Riceville is worth considering.