Best Places to Live

Iowa City, IA

Population: 71,832
LIV
SCORE
678

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Home to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes as well as Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City features a college-town atmosphere with big-city cultural events that are attractive to both locals and students. Quality of life conveniences include multiple shopping choices, arts and entertainment attractions, culinary options from fine dining to pub food, numerous nightlife spots and top health care at several hospitals. Iowa City perennially ranks high on the Best Places to Live list.


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Iowa City, IA Ranking Data

Civic
65
Demographics
42
Economy
59
Education
68
Health
85
Housing
63
Infrastructure
47