Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

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Population

134,027

+3.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$54,465

Median Home Price

$164,200

Median Age

36

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 4.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Cedar Rapids, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
City: Cedar Rapids
Zip Codes: 52402 52404 52405 52403 52411 52401
Cost of Living: -20.8% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

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Cedar Rapids, Ia Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Entertainment
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cedar Rapids is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cedar Rapids jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cedar Rapids's cost of living is 20.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cedar Rapids's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Cedar Rapids, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Linn county remained strongly Democratic, 55.6% to 41.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cedar Rapids's population is 134,027 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cedar Rapids is Real Estate: $164,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.8%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Cedar Rapids

It's a good time to buy in Cedar Rapids. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cedar Rapids is $164,200.
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Reviews for Cedar Rapids   39 Reviews
If you like windy, nasty winters.... - 2/22/2022
My biggest gripe is the winter weather and more specifically the wind. The wind does not stop blowing the entire winter. It starts around November when NW winds start... Read More

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Racist and cursed - 11/2/2021
Such a horrible place. The racism is too much. You cant even take a walk to the park without hearing a racial insult thrown at you. You cant even go to the store... Read More

Great place to live, average place to visit. :) - 4/27/2021
I grew up here, moved away, came back to raise my family and have been back since 1993. I love this city!!! There is SOOO much to do. There are 3-4 community theatre... Read More


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

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