Iowa City, Iowa 

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Economy in Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City has an unemployment rate of 1.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Iowa City has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Iowa City
- The Sales Tax Rate for Iowa City is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Iowa City is 9.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Iowa City
- The average income of a Iowa City resident is $27,336 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Iowa City resident is $42,119 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYIowa City, IowaUnited States
  1.9%3.9%
  1.2%1.6%
  29.5%33.5%
  6.0%7.3%
  9.0%4.6%
  $28,758$31,177
  $45,991$57,652
  $82,659$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.2%6.2%
  6.9%10.4%
  1.2%2.7%
  8.9%11.6%
  2.2%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  3.0%4.7%
  1.0%1.9%
  4.8%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.2%4.3%
  25.1%9.3%
  19.9%13.8%
  2.7%2.2%
  10.6%7.4%
  3.3%4.9%
  1.5%4.8%
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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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    ZIP CODES IN IOWA CITY, IOWA
    52240 52245 52246 52242

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