Iowa City, Iowa Houses for Sale

Located in the east-central part of the state of Iowa and a city and seat of Johnson County, Iowa City is situated south of Cedar Rapids on the Iowa River. The area was founded as a territorial capital of the state, however, it lost to the state capital Des Moines in 1857, however, the area was able to retain the University of Iowa. Upon the arrival of the railroad, Iowa City became an important disposal point for the westward immigrants. It was the starting point for the Mormon handcart expedition in the state of Utah. Iowa City’s economy was largely based on the university and its medical center that was supplemented by light industries and manufacturers.

Iowa City, IA Prices for Houses for Sale

406,127 +4%
338,717 +3%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Iowa City Homes for Purchase

317 -21%
144 -17%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

48 -0%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 81  
Police Civilians 22  
Total Arrests 736 (2020)
Total Incidents 2,604 (2020)
CrimeScore 21.81  
National Rank 2508th  
Statewide Rank 79th  

Local Statistics

Population 76,608 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,897 (3.70%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 4
Assault Offenses 652
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 262
Counterfeiting/Forgery 76
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 165
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 270
Embezzlement 12
Extortion/Blackmail 9
Fraud Offenses 242
Homicide Offenses 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 11
Larceny/Theft Offenses 949
Motor Vehicle Theft 139
Pornography/Obscene Material 7
Robbery 16
Sex Offenses 28
Stolen Property Offenses 14
Weapon Law Violations 58

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