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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 71,832
Median Age 26
Median Household Income $42,375
Median Home Price $186,100
Walkscore 43

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Health in Iowa City, IA

  • University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City
    Photo courtesy of the Iowa City/Coralville Area CVB

    Iowa City, IA: Health Care Overview

    Health care in Iowa City includes University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Mercy Iowa City and Iowa City VA Health Care System.

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Iowa City, IA Demographics

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%

Population By Gender

  Male 50.2%
  Female 49.8%

Language

  English Only 82.9%
  English Other 17.1%

Economics

  Median Household Income $42,375
  Median Home Price $186,100
  Homes Owned 52.3%
  Homes Rent 47.7%
  Median Property Rent $865

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.4 MINUTES
in Iowa City, IA

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, IA

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 23
In Iowa City, IA

 
3.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Iowa City, IA