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CNBC says Iowa is one of the best places to live in the U.S.

August 12, 2016

CNBC says Iowa is one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Iowa’s healthy living environment, population health and low crime rate make it one of the best states to live in, according to CNBC’s 2016 Best States for Business report.

Also contributing to Iowans’ high quality of life are our low housing costs, short commutes, safe neighborhoods and quality schools.

Our cities have vibrant arts, music and restaurant scenes, and our rural areas have natural beauty and outdoor recreation. To hear more about Iowa’s amenities, visit our quality of life page.

Beyond quality of life, Iowa also offers businesses a top 6 workforce, low cost of business and extensive transportation infrastructure.



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