Sanborn is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,372 people and just one neighborhood, Sanborn is the 211th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sanborn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sanborn is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sanborn who work in office and administrative support (11.43%), healthcare (8.19%) and food service (6.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Sanborn has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Sanborn a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Sanborn is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.73 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Sanborn 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.