Wellman is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,426 people and just one neighborhood, Wellman is the 209th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Wellman was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Wellman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wellman is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wellman who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), management occupations (9.16%) and teaching (8.91%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Wellman is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Wellman really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wellman perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Wellman does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.