University Park is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 484 people and just one neighborhood, University Park is the 374th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in University Park was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
University Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, University Park is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in University Park who work in food service (10.07%), office and administrative support (8.63%) and personal care services (8.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in University Park, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, University Park provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.93 minutes getting to work every day.