West Bend is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 762 people and just one neighborhood, West Bend is the 314th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, West Bend isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in West Bend are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Bend is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Bend who work in office and administrative support (12.47%), management occupations (10.85%) and sales jobs (9.01%).
Of important note, West Bend is also a city of artists. West Bend has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Bend’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, West Bend is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.37 minutes getting to work every day.
West Bend 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.