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Avg. RentAnnual Change
Iowa City Studio - $1,1250%
Iowa City 1 Bed - $1,199+4%
Iowa City 2 Beds - $845-40%


Iowa City, IA

Overview of Iowa City

Contrary to certain pop culture stereotypes, the state of Iowa contains far more than cornfields, and Iowa City is proof of that. Home to the rigorous academics and competitive athletic teams at the University of Iowa, the world-famous Iowa Writers' Workshop, and well as an abundance of parks and festivals, Iowa City is both an affordable and culturally thriving place to rent an apartment and call your home.

Living in Iowa City

Iowa City was officially incorporated in 1841. Today, the city's population surpasses 70,000, and a diverse array of students, families, singles and couples live here.

Outdoor enthusiasts renting apartments in Iowa City will be pleased by all of the recreational parks and activities . You'll want to be sure to visit Hickory Hill Park and families will want to take a day trip to the Iowa Children's Museum, which has many exciting and interactive exhibits for kids of all ages.

Sports fans will enjoy home games for the Iowa Hawkeyes, the University of Iowa's athletic sports teams, while literature and music enthusiasts will also find Iowa City a haven for their interests. The city, praised for its writing program, hosts a number of literary events, including the Iowa City Book Festival, while music connoisseurs will want to check out the acclaimed jazz festival.

In terms of public transportation, Iowa City Transit provides bus service that serves the community.

Apartments in Iowa City-Study

The largest educational institution in the city is The University of Iowa, which has both undergraduate and graduate programs and is known as a Public Ivy university. The university offers more than 100 programs of study and has a total of more than 30,000 students. Another college located in the city is Kirkwood Community College, a two-year institution whose graduates often transfer to the University of Iowa. Students and faculty who don't live on campus can find a wide selection of places to rent in the downtown area and other nearby neighborhoods.

Apartments in Iowa City-Work

The city offers residents many jobs, especially in the educational and medical fields. The city's top employers are the University of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and the Iowa City Community School District. They provide many employment opportunities for teachers, doctors, nurses and administrators.

Iowa City Neighborhood Guides

If you're trying to find the best neighborhood that meets your needs, checkout our Iowa City neighborhood guides. These guides walk you though what its like to live in these neighborhoods

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Oakdale, IA 4.9 miles------
Marion, IA 26 miles$765$1,335
Hiawatha, IA 27 miles$650$775
University Heights, IA 1.4 miles------
Tiffin, IA 7.5 miles---$1,675
Solon, IA 10.3 miles---$1,015
Washington, IA 26.4 miles------