What makes a city a great place to live? Ask anyone and you'll hear a different response, ranging from good schools, parks and recreational space, clean air and water, availability of the arts or other cultural events, to a low crime rate, affordable housing, activities and things to do.
Everyone wants access to a great quality of life. The Iowa City area is one of the best environments for living in the nation. Year after year, national publications call attention to the high quality of life we enjoy. Explore this section and find out why the Iowa City area is consistently rated among the best places to live.