Charles City, IA

Population: 7,496

Key findings

  • Charles City has a Livability Score of 91/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Charles City crime rates are 46% lower than the Iowa average
  • Cost of living in Charles City is 6% lower than the Iowa average
  • Charles City real estate prices are 31% lower than the Iowa average
  • Rental prices in Charles City are 24% lower than the Iowa average

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      Top Rated Schools in Charles City

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Charles City High School9 - 1248790%
      Charles City Middle School.6 - 836076%
      Lincoln Elementary SchoolKG - 527367%
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      Charles City Reviews

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      Inexpensive living, great outdoor

      Attractions9/10
      Community8/10
      Nightlife7/10
      Dining9/10
      Shopping6/10
      I am retired with pension income, working part time. This very nice and affordable area. I donot spend too much on transportation, housing - my living expenses are low. Area is green with good parks around. Very nice people as well.
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      Great small town to live in Midwest

      Attractions9/10
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      Nightlife5/10
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      Shopping9/10
      Nice quiet town to raise a family or to retire. Low cost housing/rent, good schools, great community. Great option for a family on fixed income.
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      Source: The Charles City, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).