The unemployment rate in Iowa City Metro Area is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Iowa City Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Iowa City Metro Area's cost of living is 9.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the Iowa City metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Iowa City metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 66.6% to 31.3%. More Voting Stats
Iowa City Metro Area's population is 175,732 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Iowa City Metro Area is Real Estate: $235,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.
Iowa City Metro Area public schools spend $12,083 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Iowa City Metro Area. More Education