Brags & Rankings

 

Cedar Valley Brags & Rankings

  • Lost Island Waterpark ranked #2 "Best Waterpark in U.S." –USA Today, June 2017
  • Waterloo ranked #10 "Top Places in Iowa for 401k" –SmartAsset, June 2017
  • Cedar Falls named "Best Iowa Train Town" –Iowa Bicycle Coalition, January 2017
  • Waterloo ranked #35 "Best Small Places for Business & Careers" –Forbes, 2017
  • Waterloo ranked #67 in "Top 100 Cities to Start a Business" –How to Start and LLC, 2017
  • Waterloo/Cedar Falls ranked #35 in the "Top 50 Best College Towns in America" -Best College Review, 2017
  • University of Northern Iowa the ranked #58 "Best Value in Public Colleges" –Kiplinger, December 2015
  • Cedar Falls ranked #34 "Best Small City in America" –Wallet Hub, November 2015
  • Cedar Falls ranked #5 "Best College Town to Live In" –SmartAsset, October 2015
  • Cedar Falls ranked #13 "Safest College Town in America" –SafeWise Report, September 2015
  • Waterloo ranked #125 "Best Small City for Manufacturing Jobs" –New Geography, July 2015
  • Cedar Falls ranked #19 "Coolest Town in the US" –Matador Network, February 2015
  • Cedar Falls ranked #8 "Best City to Work From Home" –Broadband Now, February 2015
  • Waverly ranked #4 "Best Value Suburb in America" –Business Insider, December 2014
  • The Cedar Valley Region ranked #96 "Top Leading Location" –Area Development Magazine, 2014

Iowa Brags & Rankings

  • Iowa ranked #2 for "Lowest Cost of Business" –CNBC, August  2016
  • Iowa ranked #9 "Best State for Business" –CNBC, August  2016
  • Iowa ranked #19 on "Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index" –Healthways, 2016
  • Iowa ranked #8 on States with the Best Quality of Life -Politico, 2016
  • Iowa ranked #2 "Best State to Get a Mortgage Loan" –MSN, August 2015
  • Iowa ranked "Top 10 of Business Facilities" –Business Facilities, July 2015