Iowa City, IA : What you need to know
From public pianos to sweaters for trees, Iowa City residents enjoy a creative culture that embraces creativity and encourages exploration. Each summer pianos are installed in some of the city’s favorite gathering spots while residents cover trees with knitted tree huggers during the winter months. Iowa city, home of the University of Iowa, hosts the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Landlocked Film Festival each year. Students and locals often gather at City Plaza for concerts and special events. The area contains many restaurants, bars and shops.

Iowa City, IA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 71832
Latest Population Increase 96.32
Median age 25.8
Median Household Income $42375
Median Home Price $186100
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Iowa City, IA Rankings

Iowa City, IA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 50.2%
  Population Women 49.8%

 
23% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Iowa City

Median Population

Median age 25.8
Age 18 Over 84.4
Age 21 Over 68.8
Age 62 Over 11.1
Age 65 Over 8.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 79.9%
  Ethnicity Black 6.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 5.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 2.5%

Economics

  Median Household Income 42375
  Median Home Price 186100
  Homes Owned 52.3
  Homes Rent 47.7
  Median Property Rent 865

Language

  English Only 82.9
  English Other 17.1
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 16.4 MINUTES
in Iowa City

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Iowa City

Commute Types

  Walked 15.6
  Worked at Home 3.5
  Public Transportation 9.9
  Other Means 4.9
  Drove Alone 57.2
  Carpooled 8.9

43/100
WALK SCORE
for Iowa City