liv score
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 65
Demographics 42
Economy 59
Education 68
Health 85
Housing 63
Infrastructure 47

#2. Iowa City, IA

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.

Read more about why Iowa City is a Top 100 Best Place to Live

Newsletter Sign Up

Keep up to date with our latest rankings and articles!
Enter your email to be added to our mailing list.