Vail is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 430 people and just one neighborhood, Vail is the 384th largest community in Iowa. Vail has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Vail, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.19% of Vail’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Vail is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vail who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), management occupations (9.38%) and maintenance occupations (8.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Vail’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Vail is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Vail doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.