University Heights is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,125 people and just one neighborhood, University Heights is the 252nd largest community in Iowa.
Real Estate Prices
University Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although University Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
University Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, University Heights is a city of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in University Heights who work in healthcare (28.27%), teaching (15.04%) and management occupations (5.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, University Heights is a college town. There are a lot of students in University Heights attending college, and as a result University Heights provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in University Heights. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to University Heights.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of University Heights spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.27 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite being a small city, University Heights has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.