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Johnson County Kudos

Johnson County consistently receives high accolades in the news. It's a great place to live, for all ages!

  • Iowa has been ranked the #1 Best State for Retirement 2017, per a study by, based on personal safety, climate, economic factors, and proportion of older resident.
  • Iowa City #5 in American Institute for Economic Research's 20 Best College Towns in America ranking, due in part to its "educated populace and youthful, artsy vibe".