Zearing is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 536 people and just one neighborhood, Zearing is the 354th largest community in Iowa. Zearing has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Zearing is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.23% of the Zearing workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Zearing is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Zearing who work in teaching (10.53%), management occupations (9.65%) and sales jobs (9.36%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Zearing is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Zearing really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Zearing perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Zearing, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Zearing 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.