Blencoe 64 Average
Blencoe Livability #585 ranked city in Iowa#13,492 ranked city in the USARanks better than 53% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Blencoe

  • 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.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • 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.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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      Blencoe transportation information

      Statistic Blencoe Iowa National
      Average one way commute29min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.2%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.9%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 home8.9%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Blencoe, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).