Vinton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,159 people and just one neighborhood, Vinton is the 73rd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Vinton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Vinton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vinton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinton who work in office and administrative support (18.85%), sales jobs (13.29%) and healthcare (9.38%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.96% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Vinton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.