IOWA NICE. HERE, IT'S REAL. Photo Credit - Liz Zabel, GoCR

We are kind of a big deal...

Iowans may be humble, but we’re not shy about telling the world why ICR is a great place to live and work. Because we may be just a tad bit biased, here’s what others have said about our our little pocket of Iowa:

Best State for Women

Iowa Ranked #3 Best State for Women

Best Nursing Schools in Iowa

Kirkwood, Iowa, Mt. Mercy, and Coe are in the Top 10!

Cedar Rapids Ranked #16

Most Livable Mid-Sized City in the United States

Iowa Ranked #1

in the Midwest for Workforce Development

Iowa City

Named One of the Best Cities for Creatives

Iowa City Ranks #3

Best Cities for College Grads


Ranked High for Best Hospitals in the U.S.

Cedar Rapids Ranked #1

Best City for Children

Iowa Ranks #2

Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

Best Cities for Tech

Cedar Rapids Ranks #4

in Best American Cities for Tech 2019

Iowa City Ranked #4

in Best Places to Live 2019

North Liberty Ranks #75

in best places to live in America 2017