St. Ansgar is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,146 people and just one neighborhood, St. Ansgar is the 245th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in St. Ansgar was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
St. Ansgar is a blue-collar town, with 35.55% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, St. Ansgar is a city of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Ansgar who work in management occupations (10.06%), teaching (8.57%) and healthcare (7.71%).
Setting & Lifestyle
St. Ansgar 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, St. Ansgar’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, St. Ansgar doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.