Cedar Rapids Metro Area, Iowa 

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Population

266,122

+4.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$59,000

Median Home Price

$146,833

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Best Places to Live in Cedar Rapids Metro Area, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Cedar Rapids metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Cedar Rapids
 $409,000 
3826 Cedar Bluff Ct NE
Bed 6 | Bath 4 | 4064 SqFt
 $289,499 
222 Kent Ct NE
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3016 SqFt
 $355,000 
2028 Hawkeye Ln NW
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3075 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County:
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Cedar Rapids, Marion, 42 total
Zip Codes: 52402, 52302, 52404, 52405, 52403, 52205, 52411, 52349, 52233, 52310, 46 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cedar Rapids Metro Area is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cedar Rapids Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cedar Rapids Metro Area's cost of living is 15.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cedar Rapids Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Cedar Rapids metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Cedar Rapids metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cedar Rapids Metro Area's population is 266,122 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cedar Rapids Metro Area is $146,833. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Cedar Rapids Metro Area public schools spend $12,874 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Cedar Rapids Metro Area. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN CEDAR RAPIDS METRO AREA, IOWA
52402, 52302, 52404, 52405, 52403, 52205, 52411, 52349, 52233, 52310, 46 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN CEDAR RAPIDS
$409,000
3826 Cedar Bluff Ct NE
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$289,499
222 Kent Ct NE
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$355,000
2028 Hawkeye Ln NW
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$154,900
1733 Woodside Ct NW
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$159,900
509 21st St NE
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$127,500
1625 47th St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$118,000
1043 32nd St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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