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Livability Marshalltown, IA

Located in the middle of Iowa and with a population under 30,000, Marshalltown offers residents the best of small-town living. Thanks to its affordability, career opportunities, diversity, outdoor attractions, and arts and entertainment, the quality of life in the community is hard to beat.

Thinking about moving to Marshalltown? The good news is you can afford to live here. Marshalltown’s cost of living is even lower than the Iowa average. According to Best Places, Marshalltown’s cost of living comes in at 77% of the U.S. average. Marshalltown also has a plethora of career opportunities, where a host of big-name companies, including JBS, Emerson and RACOM, have major operations.

Over the past 20 years, Marshalltown’s agricultural roots have brought an influx of ethnically diverse residents to the area. The local Hispanic community makes up more than 30% of the population and more than 30 languages are spoken in the schools.

Marshalltown also offers a full spectrum of outdoor options, including a wealth of standout trails, 20 parks and rec centers, hundreds of acres of parkland, and ready access to the Iowa River and watersports.

Livability Marshalltown, IA is sponsored by the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce.

In This Issue

Where to Live Now

10 Things You Need to Know About Living in Marshalltown

Education, Careers & Opportunity

Why Do Business in Marshalltown, IA?

Where to Live Now

Discover the Best of All Worlds Here

Love Where You Live

Time to Thrive in Downtown Marshalltown, IA

Love Where You Live

Enjoy a Wide World of Sports in Marshalltown

Experiences & Adventures

6 Fun Ways to Enjoy Outdoor Activities in Marshalltown, IA

Affordable Places to Live

The Cost of Living Diaries: Marshalltown, IA

Experiences & Adventures

Marshalltown: An Arts Oasis

Affordable Places to Live

Get Paid to Build a House in Marshalltown, IA

Food Scenes

Sip and Savor Your Way Through Marshalltown

Food Scenes

You’ll Love This Marshalltown Hot Spot

Healthy Places

Future Arrives for Health Care in Marshalltown, IA

Education, Careers & Opportunity

Marshalltown Schools Prepare Students for Future

Education, Careers & Opportunity

Meet Marshalltown Community College

Healthy Places

Iowa River Hospice Gives Families Peace of Mind

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