Stratford is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 720 people and just one neighborhood, Stratford is the 325th largest community in Iowa. Stratford has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Stratford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Stratford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Stratford who work in sales jobs (14.80%), office and administrative support (13.60%) and food service (6.04%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Stratford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Stratford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stratford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stratford may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Stratford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.