Wheatland is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 740 people and just one neighborhood, Wheatland is the 321st largest community in Iowa. Wheatland has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Wheatland is a blue-collar town, with 37.45% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wheatland is a city of sales and office workers, managers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wheatland who work in management occupations (13.55%), office and administrative support (11.95%) and sales jobs (11.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Wheatland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wheatland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wheatland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wheatland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Wheatland 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.