Iowa City, Iowa 

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Population

74,220

24% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$42,119

Avg. Home Price

$214,600

Best Places to Live in Iowa City, Iowa

College town - Eastern Iowa along I-80
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Cost of housing
-Outdoor recreation

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Iowa City Metro Area
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 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Iowa City jobs have increased by 0.33%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Iowa City's cost of living is 0.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Iowa City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Iowa City's population is 74,220 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Iowa City is $214,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.62%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Iowa City

It's a good time to buy in Iowa City. Home Appreciation is up 6.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Iowa City Real Estate.

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Reviews for Iowa City   23 Reviews
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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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

I don't know why people love Iowa City. It's awful - 1/22/2017
I am thankfully just finishing grad school and I can't get out of this place fast enough. Parking is a racket, the police are paid to waste the time of citizens, and the... Read More


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52240 52245 52246 52242
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