Iowa Named #3 Best State to Live

Iowa offers affordable living and vibrant cities

Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery, a career switch or a new adventure, choosing a new place to call home can prove to be a difficult choice. 

However, Iowa makes the decision an easy one. It’s ranked among the very best states to start anew. That’s right: Iowans are no longer able to keep their state a secret, as The Travel ranked Iowa the #3 Best State to live in this year.

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Iowa is at the top of the list thanks to its combination of unlimited recreational activities, award-winning schools, charming towns and affordable cost of living

As the article notes, Iowa is “an attractive option for affordable living,” known for “its strong sense of community, friendly residents and low crime rates, creating a safe and welcoming environment.” 

Whether you’re looking to settle in a cozy town or bustling city, Iowa offers something for everyone.  

See how much you could save in Iowa when you compare your cost of living

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Published January 26, 2024

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