Iowa City, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 75,130 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.7%
 
Males: 35,338  (47.0%)
Females: 39,792  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

28.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52242, 52245.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,497 (it was $34,977 in 2000)
Iowa City:

$50,497
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,479 (it was $20,269 in 2000)

Iowa City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $243,500 (it was $121,400 in 2000)
Iowa City:

$243,500
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $252,394; detached houses: $279,306; townhouses or other attached units: $203,070; in 2-unit structures: $135,410; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $389,179; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,484; mobile homes: $33,551

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,031.

March 2019 cost of living index in Iowa City: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.9%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.2% for American Indian residents, 68.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.8% for other race residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Iowa City, IA (2019)
    • 56,29174.7%White alone
    • 6,8239.1%Black alone
    • 5,5017.3%Asian alone
    • 4,5686.1%Hispanic
    • 1,8702.5%Two or more races
    • 4310.6%Other race alone
    • 1940.3%American Indian alone
    • 340.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Iowa City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Iowa City, Iowa as of May 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iowa City is 949 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Iowa City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(10.4)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(5.3)
1
(1.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(47.5)
18
(28.7)
24
(35.5)
24
(35.1)
32
(45.4)
24
(35.2)
29
(41.9)
28
(39.5)
31
(42.7)
39
(52.1)
39
(51.6)
25
(33.1)
40
(51.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
39
(61.7)
33
(52.6)
55
(81.4)
50
(73.1)
31
(44.0)
18
(26.4)
31
(44.8)
56
(79.0)
51
(70.3)
30
(40.1)
43
(56.9)
46
(60.9)
25
(32.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
142
(224.6)
156
(248.8)
171
(253.0)
170
(248.4)
120
(170.4)
121
(177.4)
124
(179.2)
144
(203.2)
130
(179.3)
125
(167.0)
115
(152.3)
81
(107.3)
101
(130.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
294
(465.0)
217
(346.1)
388
(574.0)
280
(409.2)
283
(401.9)
326
(477.9)
387
(559.1)
357
(503.8)
269
(370.9)
373
(498.4)
294
(389.3)
310
(410.5)
314
(405.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
999
(1,580)
1,054
(1,681)
1,232
(1,822)
1,192
(1,742)
1,176
(1,670)
1,207
(1,769)
1,394
(2,014)
1,411
(1,991)
1,411
(1,946)
1,476
(1,972)
1,169
(1,548)
1,376
(1,822)
867
(1,120)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(128.1)
62
(98.9)
72
(106.5)
77
(112.5)
74
(105.1)
47
(68.9)
61
(88.1)
82
(115.7)
76
(104.8)
74
(98.9)
88
(116.5)
81
(107.3)
71
(91.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(11.1)
10
(15.9)
13
(19.2)
4
(5.8)
8
(11.4)
8
(11.7)
3
(4.3)
7
(9.9)
6
(8.3)
3
(4.0)
1
(1.3)
5
(6.6)
2
(2.6)
City-Data.com crime index207.4187.9245.7209.9187.0181.3212.4220.2206.1208.8187.3187.0160.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Iowa City, IA

Crime rate in Iowa City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 108 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Iowa average:

1.70
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Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (5.7%), American (4.7%), European (4.4%), African (3.7%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/24/1853

Elevation: 698 feet

Land area: 24.2 square miles.

Population density: 3,109 people per square mile   (average).

Iowa City, Iowa map

10,938 residents are foreign born (4.0% Asia, 3.6% Africa, 2.3% Latin America).

This city:

14.3%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,363 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,193 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (146.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (198.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

University Heights, IA (1.3 miles ),
Coralville, IA (2.0 miles ),
Hills, IA (2.6 miles ),
North Liberty, IA (2.7 miles ),
Tiffin, IA (2.8 miles ),
West Branch, IA (3.1 miles ),
Solon, IA (3.2 miles ),
Frytown, IA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 41.66 N, Longitude: 91.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,922 (+22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 32,328 (73.9%)

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Iowa City, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Iowa City, IA in 2019

Iowa City satellite photo by USGS

Iowa City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 110 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 1998: 139 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 1999: 199 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2000: 159 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2001: 191 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2002: 227 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2003: 318 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2004: 247 buildings, average cost: $186,100
  • 2005: 292 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2006: 179 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2007: 175 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2009: 168 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2010: 153 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2011: 126 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2012: 223 buildings, average cost: $193,100
  • 2013: 219 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2014: 226 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2015: 151 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2016: 263 buildings, average cost: $248,100
  • 2017: 213 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2018: 132 buildings, average cost: $269,100
  • 2019: 98 buildings, average cost: $289,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Iowa City, IA residents
Average permit cost in Iowa City, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Iowa City, IA
Historical housing units in Iowa City, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,251 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Iowa City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (25.4%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (23.3%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.6%)
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Iowa City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2019
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2019
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2019
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Iowa City, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Iowa City, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.87
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Iowa City-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Iowa City city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Iowa City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from Iowa City center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 274.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 293.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from Iowa City center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 328.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iowa City topographic map

Hospitals in Iowa City:

  • IOWA CITY HOSPICE (1025 WADE STREET)
  • IOWA CITY VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 601 HIGHWAY 6 WEST)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 500 E MARKET STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL & CLINICS (Government - State, 200 HAWKINS DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Iowa City:

  • BRIARWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (605 GREENWOOD DRIVE)
  • IOWA CITY REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (3661 ROCHESTER AVENUE)
  • OAKNOLL RETIREMENT RESIDENCE (701 OAKNOLL DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Iowa City:

  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS DIALYSIS (200 HAWKINS DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Iowa City:

  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE (702 SOUTH GILBERT STREET SUITE 101)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH CARE (2414 TOWNCREST LANE)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF JOHNSON COUNTY (2953 SIERRA COURT)

Airports and heliports located in Iowa City:

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Colleges/Universities in Iowa City:

  • University of Iowa (Full-time enrollment: 24,735; Location: 101 Jessup Hall; Public; Website: www.uiowa.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • La James International College-Iowa City (Full-time enrollment: 95; Location: 227 E Market-Brewery Sq; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lajamesinternational.com)
  • The Salon Professional Academy-Iowa City (Full-time enrollment: 33; Location: 1550 South 1st Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: tspaiowacity.com/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Iowa City:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 19 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 50 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 50 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 51 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Augustana College (about 52 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 58 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 61 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high schools in Iowa City:

Private high school in Iowa City:

  • REGINA CATHOLIC EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 919, Location: 2150 ROCHESTER AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Iowa City:

Private elementary/middle school in Iowa City:

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Library in Iowa City:

  • IOWA CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,062,936; Location: 123 S LINN ST; 196,860 books; 70 e-books; 20,964 audio materials; 20,327 video materials; 19 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 514 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You should add you your list of hospitals in Iowa City: Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Hwy 6 W
  • Although this is not in Iowa City proper, but it is the nearest large shopping center for eastern Iowa and is right next door to Iowa City in neighboring Coralville: Coral Ridge Mall. Link: http://www.coralridgemall.com/html/mallinfo.asp
  • Add: Bohumil Shimek Elementary School 1400 Grissell Place, Iowa City, Iowa Opened Fall of 1970 250 students K-6
  • Sycamore Mall on Lower Muscatine Road was left off the list of shopping centers, as was the Gateway Center on HWY One.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iowa City: Wardway Plaza (A), Finkbine Golf Course (B), Camp Cardinal (C), Johnson County Jail (D), Johnson County Ambulance (E), Johnson County Courthouse (F), Iowa City Civic Center (G), Iowa City Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (H), Iowa City City Hall (I), Iowa City Police Department (J), Iowa City Public Library (K), Johnson County Sheriffs Office (L), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Medical Museum (M), Museum of Natural History (N), Old Capitol Museum (O), Plum Grove Historic Home (P), Shambaugh House (Q), North Hall (R), Mayflower Residence Hall (S), Presidents Residence (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Old Capitol Mall (1), Pepperwood Place Mall (2), Sycamore Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Iowa City include: Christ the King Church (A), Danforth Chapel (B), Jehovahs Witnesses Congregation (C), University Baptist Church (D), Living Word Christian Fellowship (E), Saint Wenceslaus Church (F), Newman Catholic Student Center (G), First United Methodist Church (H), Saint Marys Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Morman Burying Ground (3), Memory Gardens Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cardinal Creek (A), Ralston Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Iowa City include: Pheasant Hill Park (1), Court Hill Park (2), Mercer Park (3), Scott Park (4), Portrait of Sir William Blackstone Historical Marker (5), First Territorial Commissioner Historical Marker (6), Chauncey Swan Circle Historical Marker (7), Iowa City City Park (8), Cordelia Swan Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Plum Grove Historical Site (Historical Places & Services; 1030 Carroll Street) (1), Winegarden Electronic (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2738 500th Street Southwest) (2), Spider Gaming Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 389 East College Street) (3), Hawkeye Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4224 Yvette Street Southwest) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Iowa House Hotel (121 Iowa Memorial Un) (1), Bostick Guest House & Historic Neighborhood Rentls (115 North Gilbert Street) (2), Highlander Prime Grille (2525 North Dodge Street) (3), Quality Inn Highlander Conference (2525 North Dodge Street) (4), Travel Lodge (2216 North Dodge Street) (5), Morgan's Bar & Grill (210 South Dubuque Street) (6), Sheraton Iowa City Hotel (210 South Dubuque Street) (7), Motel 6 (810 1st Avenue) (8), Brown Street Inn Bed and Breakfast (430 Brown Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Iowa State - Public Defenders OFC (725 South Clinton Street) (1), Johnson County - Juvenile Court Services (519 Kirkwood Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Barr - Republican and Libertarian politician, John G. Griffith - Football player and coach, Allan Sandage - Astrophysicist, Henry Augustus Pilsbry - Zoologist, Hill Harper - Actor, Ashley Tesoro - Child actor, Lantz L'Amour - Musician, Rick Graf - Football player, Brian Andreas - Artist, Femi Emiola - Television actor.

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iowa City and their reported violations in the past:

IOWA CITY WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 410 E WASHINGTON ST , Population served: 63,265, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT VALLEY GOLF COURSE (Address: 1301 S GILBERT , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2012)
COUNTRY VIEW SUBDIVISION HOA (Address: 4620 HAZELWOOD SW , Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2012)
CHERRY HILLS SUBDIVISION (Address: 14 CHERRY LANE NE , Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2009), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2009), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2009), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2009), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MCBRIDE FIELD CAMPUS (Address: UNIV WTR PLT 208 W BURLINGTON , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2010)
SHARPLESS AUCTIONS (Address: 5049 HERBERT HOOVER HWY NE , Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE CELEBRATION FARM LLC (Address: 2710 N DODGE ST SUITE 5 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iowa City that have no violations reported:

  • FORESTGATE SUBDIVISION (Address: 1834 LAKESIDE DR , Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KESSLERS HOMEOWNERS ASSN (Address: 1906 ROHRET COURT SW , Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

42.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Iowa City in 2010:

  • 5,960 people in college/university student housing
  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 88 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 40 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 37 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Iowa City in 2000:

  • 5,468 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 145 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 145 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 119 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 86 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Kinnick Stadium. Capacity: 70,585. Iowa Hawkeyes football.
  • Carver-Hawkeye Arena. University of Iowa.

Banks with most branches in Iowa City (2011 data):

  • Hills Bank and Trust Company: Old Capitol Mall, Gilbert Street Branch, Oaknoll Retirement Center, Hills Bank And Trust Company - Iowa, Eastside Branch, University Of Iowa Hospitals And Cli. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $2,018.3 mil, Deposits: $1,528.4 mil, headquarters in Hills, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Hills Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Iowa City Towncrest Branch, Iowa City Branch, Walden Place Retirement Home, Iowa City Southwest Branch, Oaknoll Retirement Residence Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • MidWestOne Bank: Clinton St Drive-Up Branch 51, Midwestone Bank, Rochester Avenue - Branch 55, Keokuk St - Branch 53, Oaknoll Branch. Info updated 2008/09/04: Bank assets: $1,676.4 mil, Deposits: $1,308.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Midwestone Financial Group, Inc.
  • West Bank: Lower Muscatine Road Branch at Lower Muscatine Road & First Avenue, branch established on 1966/10/03; Iowa City Dubuque Street Branch at 229 South Dubuque Street, branch established on 1966/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,256.9 mil, Deposits: $959.3 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: West Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank: Farmers And Merchants Savings Bank at 2235 Mormon Trek Boulevard, branch established on 1901/09/25. Info updated 2008/07/18: Bank assets: $115.6 mil, Deposits: $83.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lone Tree Service Company
  • First American Bank: Iowa City Branch at 640 Highway 1 W, branch established on 2007/03/30. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $1,369.8 mil, Deposits: $1,095.9 mil, headquarters in Fort Dodge, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Stark Bank Group, Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Iowa City Downtown Branch at 112 S Dubuque Street, branch established on 2002/08/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Iowa City at 301 S. Clinton Street, branch established on 1875/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Liberty Bank, F.S.B.: Iowa City Branch at 14 South Clinton Street, branch established on 2004/08/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $934.1 mil, Deposits: $843.6 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Iowa City:

Marital status in Iowa City, IA
  • Never married: 53.8%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Iowa City:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Iowa City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Iowa City:

(Iowa City, Iowa Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Iowa City, IA (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,31032
Catholic15,6919
Evangelical Protestant10,22350
Other3,75617
Black Protestant1781
Orthodox1201
None84,604-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Johnson County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Here:

9.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.1%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Iowa City:

49.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Iowa City:

50.6%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Iowa City:

27.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Iowa City:

27.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

60.4%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Iowa City:

82.7%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iowa City, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 112$550,336$58,9650$0
Other and Unallocable 106$450,452$50,9957$24,539
Firefighters 62$394,727$76,3990$0
Parks and Recreation 57$194,503$40,94872$66,209
Welfare 47$194,680$49,7061$2,432
Transit 44$228,071$62,20127$63,814
Housing and Community Development (Local) 37$203,475$65,9923$3,321
Local Libraries 37$214,635$69,61117$36,438
Streets and Highways 33$149,808$54,4761$1,922
Financial Administration 33$146,331$53,2111$2,106
Solid Waste Management 30$138,059$55,2240$0
Water Supply 28$139,223$59,6671$2,184
Sewerage 28$123,320$52,8511$1,163
Other Government Administration 17$84,116$59,3761$138
Police - Other 16$69,969$52,4773$6,665
Fire - Other 6$33,217$66,4340$0
Judicial and Legal 6$45,366$90,7324$6,678
Natural Resources 5$23,713$56,9110$0
Airports 1$5,193$62,3160$0
Totals for Government 705$3,389,195$57,688139$217,609

Iowa City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,276,000 ($296.50)
    General - Other: $7,799,000 ($103.81)
    Sewerage: $5,681,000 ($75.62)
    Water Utilities: $2,165,000 ($28.82)
    Parking Facilities: $562,000 ($7.48)
    Air Transportation: $262,000 ($3.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($1.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,968,000 ($172.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,463,000 ($152.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,183,000 ($108.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,031,000 ($106.89)
    General - Other: $8,020,000 ($106.75)
    Regular Highways: $7,481,000 ($99.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,221,000 ($96.11)
    Transit Utilities: $7,061,000 ($93.98)
    Sewerage: $6,588,000 ($87.69)
    Libraries: $6,400,000 ($85.19)
    Water Utilities: $6,104,000 ($81.25)
    Parking Facilities: $3,415,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $3,097,000 ($41.22)
    Central Staff Services: $2,697,000 ($35.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,484,000 ($19.75)
    Health - Other: $842,000 ($11.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $765,000 ($10.18)
    General Public Buildings: $707,000 ($9.41)
    Air Transportation: $418,000 ($5.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $348,000 ($4.63)
    Public Welfare - Other: $293,000 ($3.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,327,000 ($30.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $1,777,000 ($23.65)
    Other - Police Protection: $34,000 ($0.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $4,866,000 ($64.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,048,000 ($27.26)
    Libraries: $748,000 ($9.96)
    Police Protection: $448,000 ($5.96)
    Sewerage: $82,000 ($1.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($0.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,676,000 ($581.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($5.24)

Iowa City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,185,000 ($188.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,685,000 ($128.91)
    Parking Facilities: $6,331,000 ($84.27)
    Other: $4,105,000 ($54.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $801,000 ($10.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $466,000 ($6.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $38,000 ($0.51)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($0.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $13,166,000 ($175.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $590,000 ($7.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,247,000 ($43.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,656,000 ($48.66)
    Interest Earnings: $2,879,000 ($38.32)
    Sale of Property: $2,854,000 ($37.99)
    Rents: $1,385,000 ($18.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $851,000 ($11.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,495,000 ($126.38)
    Transit Utilities: $1,227,000 ($16.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,427,000 ($112.17)
    Other: $5,909,000 ($78.65)
    General Local Government Support: $1,547,000 ($20.59)
  • Tax - Property: $58,985,000 ($785.11)
    Other License: $2,744,000 ($36.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,660,000 ($22.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,107,000 ($14.73)

Iowa City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,876,000 ($1329.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,941,000 ($1263.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,209,000 ($375.47)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,704,000 ($302.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,930,000 ($225.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,995,000 ($159.66)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,505,000 ($73.27)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $663,000 ($8.82)
    End of Fiscal Year: $475,000 ($6.32)

Iowa City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,640,000 ($780.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,011,000 ($1970.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,629,000 ($660.58)

7.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Linn County, IA  1.00% ($53,893 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.33% ($49,320)
from Cook County, IL  0.30% ($50,019)


9.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.81%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($394 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.06%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Linn County, IA  1.33% ($47,263 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.45% ($48,782)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($37,457)
Businesses in Iowa City, IA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Mazda1
Ace Hardware3McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Menards1
Arby's1New Balance4
Audi1Nike5
AutoZone1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Panera Bread1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut3
Caribou Coffee1Quiznos2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Chipotle1Sears1
Clarion1Sheraton1
Cold Stone Creamery1Slumberland1
DHL1Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen5Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx13Subway4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1Travelodge1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Honda1U.S. Cellular1
Hyundai1UPS16
Jones New York2Vans1
KFC1Village Inn1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iowa City:

  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iowa City:

  • KRUI-FM (89.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: STUDENT B/CASTERS, INCORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Iowa City:

  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Iowa City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 102Number of bridges
  • 922ft / 281mTotal length
  • 769,205Total average daily traffic
  • 98,938Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Iowa City, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 91950-1959
  • 201960-1969
  • 171970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Iowa City, IA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED73$149,852580$141,4201,019$159,034107$77,40447$813,922200$188,9833$49,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$121,79041$128,62491$138,19410$94,7614$926,95510$221,4870$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$116,60031$142,168131$145,79820$39,4874$760,51511$168,2854$36,043
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$134,71137$155,239212$150,47410$63,4170$015$196,1090$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$150,8653$224,15015$152,1232$28,4350$01$144,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Iowa City, IA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$151,14733$182,0981$92,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$196,8323$164,8101$268,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$154,0002$175,0450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$137,6673$220,9300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Iowa City, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Iowa City, IA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 192. The highest number of fires - 320 took place in 2003, and the least - 13 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Iowa City, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.2%), and Outside Fires (41.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iowa City, IA
    • 1,41243.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,34441.1%Outside Fires
    • 40212.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1113.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iowa City, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Iowa City, Iowa:

  • Alexis Park Inn & Suites, 1165 S Riverside Dr, Iowa City, Iowa 52246 , Phone: (319) 337-8665, Fax: (319) 351-4102
  • Clarion Highlander Hotel, 2525 N Dodge St, Iowa City, Iowa 52245 , Phone: (319) 354-2000, Fax: (319) 354-7506
  • Hotelvetro, 201 S Linn St, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 , Phone: (319) 337-4961, Fax: (319) 337-4983
  • Hampton Inn - Iowa City / Unversity Area, 4 Sturgis Corner Dr, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 , Phone: (319) 339-8000, Fax: (319) 338-1532
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 328 S Clinton St, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 , Phone: (319) 248-6100
  • Graduate Iowa City, 210 S Dubuque St, Iowa city, Iowa 52240 , Phone: (319) 337-4058
  • Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown, 255 E Court St, Iowa city, Iowa 52240 , Phone: (319) 569-2780, Fax: (319) 569-2080
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Iowa City, Iowa
Most common first names in Iowa City, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31181.3 years
John27076.2 years
William20278.2 years
Robert18872.8 years
Helen15582.8 years
James15271.3 years
Margaret14381.6 years
George13976.8 years
Dorothy13280.1 years
Charles13178.3 years
Most common last names in Iowa City, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10676.8 years
Smith7679.6 years
Johnson5273.3 years
Jones4777.7 years
Rogers4481.9 years
Anderson4375.9 years
White4173.3 years
Brown4174.4 years
Davis3676.6 years
Thomas3680.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iowa City, IA
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iowa City, IA
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 40.3%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood


Iowa City compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Iowa City on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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