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Iowa City, IA vs Phoenix, AZ

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Highlights
- Household income in Phoenix, is 13% more than it is in Iowa City and is 11% below the National Average.
- Iowa City unemployment rate is 2.40%.
- Phoenix unemployment rate is 4.90%.


Economy
 Iowa City, IAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 2.4%4.9%3.7%
 1.2%3.3%1.6%
 29.5%48.2%33.5%
 6.0%8.6%6.2%
 7.4%3.4%4.6%
     $28,758$26,528$31,177
 $45,991$52,080$57,652
 $82,659$60,013$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Iowa City, IAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 21.1%12.5%11.5%
 4.8%4.9%4.8%
 10.0%10.7%9.7%
 8.1%10.2%9.3%
 9.0%9.6%8.5%
 6.5%8.5%7.7%
 7.8%10.1%9.9%
 10.6%11.4%12.3%
 11.7%12.3%14.1%
 4.8%4.7%5.8%
 5.7%5.0%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Iowa City, IAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 12.6%14.8%15.1%
 7.5%4.9%5.6%
 2.4%1.8%1.7%
 1.1%1.2%1.1%
 12.7%4.4%6.0%
 2.0%1.7%2.0%
 9.3%4.9%5.9%
 2.8%2.0%2.4%
 0.9%1.9%2.2%
 10.3%6.2%5.8%
 2.0%6.0%3.9%
 4.6%4.0%3.7%
 19.3%25.7%23.5%
 0.3%0.3%0.7%
 3.4%9.4%8.2%
 8.8%10.9%12.2%

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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

Reviews for Phoenix    426 Reviews
Stay away or end up in jail - 10/17/2019
Avoid Phoenix,, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, all metro Phx, the summer sucks, few low paying jobs, high rent, police are inept at best, they tend to harrass and profile... Read More

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Don't Move Here!! - 10/6/2019
I heard fuc**in rats in my house again today. It seems now that every winter they come in out of the cold. Been in this house twenty years with no problem. Just the past... Read More

Phoenix is a good place to live! - 9/7/2019
I spent summers in Phoenix growing up and have lived permanently in Phoenix over 35 years now. The city has grown significantly in that time. There are many outdoor... Read More

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ZIPS IN IOWA CITY, IOWA
52240 52245 52246 52242
ZIPS IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA
85032, 85033, 85041, 85008, 85035, 85037, 85022, 85009, 85254, 85339, 47 total

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