Community Links

As you are preparing to become established in a new place, there are many considerations. Below are links to helpful city and area information as well as to other organizations that may serve as a resource within this collection of curious communities.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty all enjoy a low cost of living. View a chart to compare our communities to other U.S. cities. Iowa’s personal income tax system has 9 tax brackets, ranging from 0.36% to 8.98%. The tax is imposed on the Iowa net income of individuals, estates, and trusts. For more detailed information visit the Iowa Department of Revenue’s website.

Utilities

  • Electric Service
  • Natural Gas
  • Water
  • Trash and recycling pickup

Mortgage Payment

How much home can you afford? Use this calculator to help you determine your monthly mortgage payments.

Iowa Driver’s License & Vehicle Registration

An Iowa driver’s license is issued by the Department of Transportation and must be obtained within 30 days of establishing residency. Visit the website for information on how to obtain an Iowa license and to register a vehicle.

Weather

Iowa has a humid continental climate throughout the state with extremes of both heat and cold. For average temperatures and precipitation year-round, visit the Weather Channel online.

Crime Rate

The goal of the Johnson County Police Department is to provide citizens with the highest level of law enforcement in a fair and equitable manner. Please visit the department's website for more information.

Voter Registration

Visit the Johnson County auditor home page for more information on voter registration and to download a mail-in application for voter registration.

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