West Union is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,433 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
One of the benefits of West Union is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.58 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, West Union doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.