Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

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Population

130,405

20% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$54,465

Avg. Home Price

$130,600

Best Places to Live in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
City: Cedar Rapids
Zip Codes: 52402 52404 52405 52403 52411 52401
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cedar Rapids is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Cedar Rapids jobs have decreased by 0.30%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cedar Rapids's cost of living is 7.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Cedar Rapids's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Cedar Rapids's population is 130,405 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.91%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cedar Rapids is $130,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.67%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Cedar Rapids

It's not a good time to buy in Cedar Rapids. Home Appreciation is down -0.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Cedar Rapids Real Estate.

The median home price in Cedar Rapids is $130,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Cedar Rapids   35 Reviews
Avoid if possible - 5/24/2017
The streets here are TERRIBLE. Speed Scameras everywhere! People are rude! One way streets start and stop without warning all over downtown. nothing to do but drink and... Read More

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About transportation - 7/13/2015
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 - 5/18/2015
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


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ZIP CODES IN CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA
52402 52404 52405 52403 52411 52401
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