Wapello is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,037 people and just one neighborhood, Wapello is the 155th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wapello is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.19% of the Wapello workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wapello is a city of professionals, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wapello who work in office and administrative support (11.42%), teaching (8.22%) and maintenance occupations (6.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Wapello is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small city, Wapello does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.