Council Bluffs Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Council Bluffs, IA

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 9 days ago
  • Signal Support Systems Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Council Bluffs, IA

    Communication is the heartbeat of any Army National Guard unit. By joining the Army National Guard as a Signal Support Systems Specialist, you will keep the information flowing by...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Council Bluffs, IA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
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Council Bluffs, Iowa

Council Bluffs is the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States on the east bank of the Missouri River. As of a 2006 census estmate, the city had a total population of 60,271. Council Bluffs is several decades older than its significantly larger neighbor across the river, the city of Omaha, Nebraska, which was founded by Council Bluffs businessmen and speculators in 1854 following the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Although Council Bluffs is only the eighth largest city in Iowa, the population of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area far exceeds any other city in the state.

Council Bluffs Careers

Among the most common occupations in Council Bluffs are Sales and office occupations, 30%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Council Bluffs, Iowa work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Council Bluffs Industries

The leading industries in Council Bluffs, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Retail trade, 13%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Council Bluffs job listings indicate that the following industries in Council Bluffs are hiring the most workers:

Council Bluffs Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Council Bluffs, Iowa is $27,152, and the median income of households in Council Bluffs was $36,221.

Average Salaries in Council Bluffs, IA

Council Bluffs, IA


According to our Council Bluffs Trends data, the number of Council Bluffs, Iowa jobs has increased by 15% since September 2013.
Council Bluffs job trends

Council Bluffs Employment Statistics

Population of Council Bluffs
Total population 58,268
Male 48.39%
Female 51.61%
Median age 34.6
Council Bluffs Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.0%
Median cost of a home $78,200
Median mortgage payment $503
Renter-occupied homes 35.0%
Vacant housing 6.0%
Median monthly rent $550
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,828
Median for all female full-time $23,476
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 39%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 13%
White 96%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Council Bluffs Commute
Carpool 12.5%
Public transportation 0.7%
Average travel time 18 minutes