Andover 63 Average
Andover Livability #640 ranked city in Iowa#14,902 ranked city in the USARanks better than 49% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Andover

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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      Andover transportation information

      Statistic Andover Iowa National
      Average one way commute18min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.3%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home15.0%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Andover, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).