Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City: The most populous city in Johnson County, Iowa. It is located on the Iowa River in eastern Iowa. Iowa City is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the University of Iowa campus and the Iowa City Public Library.


Iowa City is a city located in the county of Johnson in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 67,862 and a population density of 999 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 75,130 inhabitants.

The city was created 185 years ago in 1838.

Iowa City locator map
Location of Iowa City on Iowa map.

Quick Facts about Iowa City

Population : 75,130 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Johnson County
Postal code : 52240–52246
Phone Area Codes : 319
Area : 67.9 km2
Altitude : 669 feet / 204 meters
Capital city : Iowa City is capital of Johnson County
Establishment : January 01, 1839 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:21:46 (22nd July 2024)
Density : 1,106 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 9.67% (2010-2019)
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Iowa City Clinton St
Iowa City Clinton St image


Iowa City is located at 41°39'40"N 91°31'49"W (41.6611300, -91.5301700).

Iowa City map


The population of Iowa City increased by 9.67% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,862 - census
2011 69,201 1.93% estimation process
2012 70,182 1.4% estimation process
2013 71,454 1.78% estimation process
2014 72,831 1.89% estimation process
2015 73,497 0.91% estimation process
2016 74,587 1.46% estimation process
2017 75,690 1.46% estimation process
2018 75,696 0.01% estimation process
2019 75,130 -0.75% estimation process

Iowa City zip code is 52240. County name: Johnson, County fips: 19103

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People born in Iowa City (183)

People born in Iowa City, including incumbent Mayor of Zurich; Swiss politician, 1960– Corine Mauch, professional golfer Zach Johnson, actress Laura Leighton, .


  • Nancy Hogshead-Makar (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, lawyer, professor) she was born in 17/04/1962
  • Mike Muuss (American computer programmer) he was born in 16/10/1958
  • Allan Sandage (astrophysicist) he was born in 18/06/1926
  • Royce Alger (mixed martial artist) he was born in 06/03/1965
  • Joey Woody (American hurdler) he was born in 22/05/1973
  • Phyllis Somerville (American stage, film and television actress) she was born in 12/12/1943
  • Ashley Tesoro (American entertainer) she was born in 15/02/1983
  • Hill Harper (actor) he was born in 17/05/1966
  • Gail Jefferson (American inventor) she was born in 22/04/1938
  • Bob Barr (Republican and Libertarian politician) he was born in 05/11/1948
  • Lawrence Donald Soens (Fifth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa.) he was born in 26/08/1926
  • Norm Breyfogle (American comics artist) he was born in 27/02/1960
  • Nate Kaeding (American football player, placekicker) he was born in 26/03/1982
  • Drake Mabry (American composer, musicologist, music educator and oboist) he was born in 01/01/1950
  • Phil Morris (American actor, born 1959) he was born in 04/04/1959
  • Sidney G. Winter (American economist) he was born in 20/04/1935
  • John Y. McCollister (American politician (1921-2013)) he was born in 10/06/1921
  • Henry Augustus Pilsbry (American zoologist) he was born in 07/12/1862

Schools in Iowa City

College & universities near Iowa City, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154341 La James International College-Iowa City Iowa City (IA) 52245
153658 University of Iowa Iowa City (IA) 52242-1316
480499 Shiloh University Kalona (IA) 52247
153737 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids (IA) 52406-2068
153162 Cornell College Mount Vernon (IA) 52314-1098

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Iowa City, IA

Code Name Address Type
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Iowa City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Iowa City Post Office Iowa City (IA) 52240
Coralville New Post Office Coralville (IA) 52241
North Liberty Post Office North Liberty (IA) 52317
Hill Post Office Hills (IA) 52235
Tiffin Post Office Tiffin (IA) 52340

Other cities in Johnson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Johnson County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Coralville 22,484 City in Johnson County, Iowa, United States
North Liberty 19,736 City in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Tiffin 4,629 Human settlement in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Solon 2,771 Human settlement in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Lone Tree 1,384 Human settlement in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
University Heights 1,025 Town in Johnson County, Iowa, United States
Swisher 959 Human settlement in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Hills 834 Human settlement in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Oxford 797 City in Johnson County, Iowa, United States of America
Shueyville 655 City in Johnson County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Iowa City distances to largest Iowa cities