JULY 17, 2023Part 1 – Living & Learning in Cedar FallsMoving to a new community conjures many questions—and offers new opportunities. You’ll want to consider the job market, housing, education, health services, cultural activities, entertainment, and recreation. Let’s look at what Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and surrounding communities have to offer. Collectively this area is referred to as the Cedar Valley. Affordable, Safe LivingThe Cedar Valley is 13.3% more affordable than the national average. In Cedar Falls, you’ll find a diverse selection of housing from grand old Victorian homes to contemporary dream homes—and everything in between. The average home is valued at $203,313. Not ready to purchase a home? You’ll find an array of options if you prefer to rent. Apartments range from $795 to $1,550, which is a good draw for college students.