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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade A minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade A+

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Johnson County is located in Iowa with a population of 148,577. Johnson County is one of the best places to live in Iowa. In Johnson County, most residents own their homes. In Johnson County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Johnson County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Johnson County are highly rated.

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Population
148,577

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$227,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$972
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    117.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    59.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    404.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,853.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    84.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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