Review of Iowa City, Iowa

I don't know why people love Iowa City. It's awful
Star Rating - 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 weekends are generally limited to dodging 19 year-old kids vomiting in the street. There is nearly zero culture, unless you're literally an alcoholic.

Iowa City maintains its high ratings for 'places to live' because they don't actually poll people who live here. If you're looking to move (or just travel), I'd suggest looking elsewhere.
Anne | Iowa City, IA
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- 11/10/2018
Birthplace of Pancheros
Iowa City is great. It's diverse and never boring. There always a variety of new shops and...
emma | Iowa City, IA | No Replies

- 8/9/2017
Not the worst place I've lived.
We lived in Iowa City for about 8 years. It has the benefits and pitfalls of most college ...
A.L.L. | Plainfield, IN | 1 Reply

- 1/1/2014
Pricey is Right
As another reviewer mentioned, Iowa City is "pretty pricey". I don't have the figures to b...
Thomas | Iowa City, IA | No Replies

- 1/1/2014
A Fair City
When talking about Iowa City, I always qualify, "For Iowa" becuase I know this little town...
Thomas | Iowa City, IA | No Replies

- 3/11/2011
Do not move here.
Unless you need to come here for graduate school or are already from Iowa, please do yours...
Amy | Iowa City, IA | No Replies

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