Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The median household income in Iowa is $53,183, and check out our data to give you an inside look at its key industries and job opportunities.
Current list includes Rockwell Collins and two hospitals
Businesses in Cedar Rapids range from food makers to aviation system providers
Iowa State, hospital, Hy-Vee are major economic leaders
The city’s major employers are a mix of corporate headquarters and health care in addition to education.