Moving out to the Midwest can be a bit of a culture shock.

I'm originally from the East Coast and most people I told about the big move out to Iowa were confused. They had no clue where exactly I was moving to and had no idea where to find it on a map.

However, little did many of us know that Iowa is actually one of the top places people are moving to this year!

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If you are either moving to Iowa or just looking for a fresh start and you already live in the Hawkeye State, there is one town that people are seriously thinking of relocating to.

A recent study came out that ranked the top twenty-five towns in the country that people are trying to relocate to in 2024. One place in Iowa came out pretty high in this ranking!

Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market, Facebook
Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market, Facebook

What City in Iowa Are People Moving To?

While we all love our small towns, it's the big city that people are interested in moving to!

According to this report, Iowa's capital city is one of the top places in the country that people are relocating to in 2024. Des Moines ranks 18th on this list actually!

All of this information is from an analysis of thousands of internet searches using moveBuddha's Moving Cost Calculator. 

It is also the #1 city to move to in Iowa in 2024.


Top Cities People Are Moving To In 2024

Here are the top ten places in America that people are moving to in 2024:

  1. The Villages, Florida
  2. Asheville, North Carolina
  3. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  4. Billings, Montana
  5. Decatur, Georgia
  6. Chattanooga, Tennessee
  7. Conroe, Texas
  8. Cheyenne, Wyoming
  9. Burlington, Vermont
  10. Boulder, Colorado

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Smallest Populations In Iowa

Smallest Populated Towns In Iowa

Gallery Credit: Gabe Glidden

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