Iowa City Metro Area, Iowa 

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Population

166,520

+12.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.0%

Median Income

$55,030

Median Home Price

$188,000

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Best Places to Live in Iowa City Metro Area, Iowa

College town - Eastern Iowa along I-80. June, September and May are the most pleasant months in the Iowa City metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Cost of housing
-Outdoor recreation

Local Listings in Iowa City
 $169,900 
732 Dearborn St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 857 SqFt
 $299,000 
1609 E Court St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1445 SqFt
 $260,000 
1426 Oaklawn Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2018 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Iowa City Metro Area

Once the capital of the state, Iowa City is both home to the University of Iowa and a livable city boasting a diverse cultural environment, attractive downtown, and historic campus buildings. True to college-town form, the area has the highest housing costs in the state and one of the highest levels of educational attainment in the country. The city is well-educated, progressive, active, and has a strong community feel. An assortment of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in a lively downtown and Iowa River riverfront setting anchored by a large pedestrian mall.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County:
Metro Area: Iowa City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Iowa City, Coralville, 20 total
Zip Codes: 52240, 52245, 52246, 52241, 52317, 52353, 52333, 52247, 52338, 52327, 20 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 708 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Iowa City Metro Area is 2.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 or Compare Iowa City Metro Area's Cost of Living

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 | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Iowa City Metro Area's population is 166,520 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Iowa City Metro Area is $188,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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


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Housing Market in Iowa City

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The median home price in Iowa City is $188,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN IOWA CITY METRO AREA, IOWA
52240, 52245, 52246, 52241, 52317, 52353, 52333, 52247, 52338, 52327, 20 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN IOWA CITY
$169,900
732 Dearborn St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$299,000
1609 E Court St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$260,000
1426 Oaklawn Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$190,000
1130 Church St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$524,900
2114 Dempster Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$124,500
1220 4th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$240,000
1015 Kirkwood Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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