City At A Glance
About Cedar Rapids, IA
Named one of America's Best Places to Live by Livability.com, Cedar Rapids is Iowa's second largest city. Residents enjoy high value in terms of low average home costs in relation to excellent amenities such as health care, recreation, dining and entertainment options that rival those of its larger neighbor 130 miles to the west, state capital Des Moines. Two dozen Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 manufacturers call Cedar Rapids home, creating a thriving economic climate with many opportunities for jobs.