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

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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.

Iowa City, IA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Diverse economy
Educated population
Cons
Harsh winters
Cost of housing
Outdoor recreation

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

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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
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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 Real Estate: $223,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

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.
The median home price in Iowa City is $223,800.

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Reviews for Iowa City   24 Reviews
Iowa city area - 10/26/2020
I was there 5 years. Nothing to do but we’ll go shopping... at Walmart. It lacks so many things. There is no experience here, it jumps on any political band wagon and... Read More

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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

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


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52240 52245 52246 52242

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