Best Places to Live

Iowa City, IA

Population: 71,832
LIV
SCORE
665
Photo courtesy of the Iowa City CVB

Annual cultural events and a strong literary history with writers like John Irving and Flannery O'Connor have helped shape Iowa City, home to the University of Iowa. The college community offers a hardy arts and entertainment environment along with good health care for residents, highlighted by Mercy Hospital and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Here's why Iowa City is a Top 100 Best Place to Live

Iowa City, IA Ranking Data

Civic
73
Demographics
40
Economy
59
Education
73
Health
84
Housing
81
Infrastructure
64