Winterset is a somewhat small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 5,176 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Winterset is the 76th largest community in Iowa.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Winterset is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Winterset is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Winterset who work in office and administrative support (15.04%), food service (12.36%), and sales jobs (9.95%).
Also of interest is that Winterset has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Winterset does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Winterset with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.13% of adults in Winterset have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Winterset in 2010 was $21,679, which is lower middle income relative to Iowa, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,716 for a family of four. However, Winterset contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Winterset home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winterset residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Winterset include Irish, English, Danish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Winterset is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.