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, Walcott isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Walcott are a mix 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Walcott doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Walcott is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.12% of adults 25 and older in the city 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.