Walcott is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,636 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Walcott is the 186th largest community in Iowa.
Walcott real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Walcott house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walcott is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walcott is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walcott who work in office and administrative support (16.43%), sales jobs (12.59%), and management occupations (9.59%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Walcott has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Walcott has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Walcott than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Walcott may be for you.
Walcott 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.
The percentage of people in Walcott who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.12% of adults in Walcott have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Walcott in 2010 was $28,506, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,024 for a family of four. However, Walcott contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Walcott home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Walcott residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Walcott include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Walcott is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.