Iowa City, Iowa 

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Population

73,415

+10.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$42,119

Median Home Price

$223,800

Best Places to Live in Iowa City, Iowa

College town - Eastern Iowa along I-80. June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Iowa City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College-town amenities
Diverse economy
Educated population
Cons
Harsh winters
Cost of housing
Outdoor recreation
 $204,900 
208 Amhurst St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1627 SqFt
 $485,000 
737 Silver Charm Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3155 SqFt
 $350,000 
597 Linder Rd NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3117 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Iowa City Metro Area

Once the capital of the state, Iowa City is both home to the University of Iowa and a livable city boasting a diverse cultural environment, attractive downtown, and historic campus buildings. True to college-town form, the area has the highest housing costs in the state and one of the highest levels of educational attainment in the country. The city is well-educated, progressive, active, and has a strong community feel. An assortment of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in a lively downtown and Iowa River riverfront setting anchored by a large pedestrian mall.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Iowa City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Iowa City
Zip Codes: 52240 52245 52246 52242
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 708 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Iowa City is 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Iowa City jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Iowa City's cost of living is 5.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Iowa City's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Johnson county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Iowa City's population is 73,415 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Iowa City is $223,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Iowa City public schools spend $11,892 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Iowa City. More Education



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Housing Market in Iowa City

It's a good time to buy in Iowa City. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Iowa City Real Estate

The median home price in Iowa City is $223,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Iowa City   23 Reviews
Can't wait to leave - 2/2/2020
Entertainment lacks greatly - especially the Hancher shows. I was hoping after they rebuilt they would be getting better shows there, that didn't happen. One has to... Read More

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Birthplace of Pancheros - 11/10/2018
Iowa City is great. It's diverse and never boring. There always a variety of new shops and restaurants to explore and try out. Also watching college kids do stupid... Read More

Not the worst place I've lived. - 8/9/2017
We lived in Iowa City for about 8 years. It has the benefits and pitfalls of most college towns. The University of Iowa brings with it great cultural events and a wide... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN IOWA CITY, IOWA
52240 52245 52246 52242

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NEW LISTINGS IN IOWA CITY
$204,900
208 Amhurst St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$485,000
737 Silver Charm Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$350,000
597 Linder Rd NE
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$2,200
408 Myrtle Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$450,000
301 Dublin Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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1425 Phoenix Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5

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