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-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living


-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.

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Quick Facts About Cedar Rapids

    The unemployment rate in Cedar Rapids is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Cedar Rapids jobs have Decreased by 0.30 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Cedar Rapids's cost of living is 7.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Cedar Rapids's population is 130,405 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.91 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Cedar Rapids is $151,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.47%.
    Cedar Rapids public schools spend $14,415 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Cedar Rapids.

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About transportation

I would like to share about transportation here in Cedar Rapids IA. here the service of transportation it's very slow because you have to wait no less than one hour to... (Read More)



Unfriendly folks

One thing I've noticed about the people in Cedar Rapids is most are unfriendly. People hear how wonderful and friendly Midwest folks are-well not here. If you wave at... (Read More)



Great Place to raise kids!!

Everyone always says what on earth is in Iowa?? Well, Cedar Rapids is in Iowa and it is a great place to raise a family. If you like 4 seasons and enjoy summer and... (Read More)



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