Sergeant Bluff is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 4,417 people and just one neighborhood, Sergeant Bluff is the 91st largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
Sergeant Bluff real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Sergeant Bluff house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Sergeant Bluff is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sergeant Bluff is a city of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sergeant Bluff who work in management occupations (16.73%), office and administrative support (14.46%) and sales jobs (13.39%).
A relatively large number of people in Sergeant Bluff telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.69% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Sergeant Bluff is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Sergeant Bluff’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the benefits of Sergeant Bluff is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.89 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Sergeant Bluff doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.