Cedar Rapids, IA

Linn County

What you need to know about Cedar Rapids, IA

The arts, nightlife, sports and recreation are all part of life in Cedar Rapids, a city with 74 parks, four golf courses and six swimming pools. Cedar River straddles the community, and 12 distinct neighborhoods give homeowners a variety of buying options. Tech giant Rockwell Collins anchors the economy, while the highly rated hospitals of Mercy Medical Center and St. Luke’s are among the community's top employers.

 

Top 10 Affordable Places to Live 2015
Top 10 Best Cities for Kids 2014

Population

128,009
Up by 1.61%
Front Desk at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, IA
Top Employers in Cedar Rapids, IA
Businesses in Cedar Rapids range from food makers to aviation system providers
Uptown Cedar Rapids skyline.
Why Cedar Rapids, IA Is Among the Top 100 Best Places to Live
This iconic Midwestern city took a major flood in stride and came out stronger for it

Nearby Cities

Housing

Homes Owned 69.31%
69.31% Complete
Homes Rented 30.69%
30.69% Complete

Real Estate

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Ready to move to Cedar Rapids? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Cedar Rapids.

Median Home Price

$134,600
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Cedar Rapids rates.

Median Household Income

$54,465
Higher than the national average

Business

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Cedar Rapids.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Cedar Rapids, Iowa


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Cedar Rapids.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 31%
31% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete

Cedar Rapids, IA's Rankings

Top 10 Affordable Places to Live 2015
Top 10 Best Cities for Kids 2014
Top 10 Best Places to Retire 2013

More About Cedar Rapids, IA

Top Employers in Cedar Rapids, IA
Businesses in Cedar Rapids range from food makers to aviation system providers
Why Cedar Rapids, IA Is Among the Top 100 Best Places to Live
This iconic Midwestern city took a major flood in stride and came out stronger for it