We’re proud that our cost of living sits at 4.9% below the national average, and compares well to many of the cities across the country. We’re really proud because we still have countless great activities and opportunities in the Cedar Valley, without making you dip too far into your wallet.
Cities & Communities
Interested in the communities within the Cedar Valley? Take a virtual tour of Cedar Falls or Waterloo. Get to know the unique characteristics of Cedar Valley communities.
A variety of higher education opportunities: state university, community college, nursing college, selective liberal arts college, and or online university.
Recreation & Activities
Quality of life shines through in an extensive recreational trails systems, state and county parks, professional and collegiate sports teams, an indoor hockey rink, not to mention our many festivals.
Superior and accessible healthcare options in the Cedar Valley: several health care providers, their satellite hospitals and clinics.