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Living In Central City, IA

Central City is a small town in Iowa with a population of approximately 1,000. Families with young children can expect to fit right in, as kids under 5 make up an above-average percentage of the population. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just under 38, are younger than most cities in Iowa. Only 23% of residents rent in Central City, as most own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $560 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Central City will save around $3,000 compared to the state average.

Central City residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The five most common are manufacturing, retail, construction, healthcare, and finance. Together, these industries make up 39% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just under $70,000, Central City workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Central City compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (5%), Central City has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (8%). Additionally, 6% possess a Bachelor's degree and 1% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Averaging about 31 minutes, the commute time for Central City residents is slower than the Iowa average of about 20 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical way to get to work, selected by 50% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number exceeds the national average.

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