Tripoli is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,332 people and just one neighborhood, Tripoli is the 217th largest community in Iowa. Tripoli has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Tripoli isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tripoli are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tripoli is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tripoli who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), food service (11.57%) and sales jobs (7.42%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Tripoli is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Tripoli really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Tripoli perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Tripoli doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.