Boxholm 59 Below average
Boxholm Livability #781 ranked city in Iowa#18,408 ranked city in the USARanks better than 37% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Boxholm

PROS
  • 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.

CONS
  • 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.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • 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.

  • 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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      Boxholm transportation information

      Statistic Boxholm Iowa National
      Average one way commute25min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work88.5%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.3%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle6.6%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.6%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Boxholm, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).