West Union is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,409 people and just one neighborhood, West Union is the 134th largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, West Union is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, West Union is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Union who work in teaching (9.89%), management occupations (9.16%) and office and administrative support (9.16%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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 16.58 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, West Union does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.