Relocating to Coon Rapids


Coon Rapids is a great place to grow businesses and families.


Coon Rapids is a great place to be connected – to people, nature, technology, recreation and business opportunities. It’s full of energetic people with a positive vision of the future and a drive to continually make our community a better place to raise a family or grow a business.


In Coon Rapids, quality of life can be found in delightful places, in a neighbor’s smile, along the miles of hiking and biking trails, and deep within the culture of inclusiveness.


The business friendly environment in Coon Rapids has nurtured new start-ups and welcomed business relocating to our community. Coon Rapids is well positioned to support growth with state-of-the-art municipal utilities, progressive city officials, an outstanding school system, a well-maintained housing base, excellent road and rail access and strategic sites for residential and business development.


The Coon Rapids housing market includes a good inventory of solid private homes, new condominiums, apartments, and affordable residential housing lots. Seniors may choose between four different senior-living apartment complexes. The Thomas Rest Haven has a new 12-unit assisted living wing. Recently the Coon Rapids Development Group has been working with local land owners to make acreages available for sale. Information on the full spectrum of real estate on the market is available from our two local real estate offices.


Relocating for Families


Coon Rapids provides a peaceful and safe place to raise your family in an environment that provides modern conveniences and recreational and educational opportunities found in much larger cities.


As of 2010, Coon Rapids population is 1,305 people. Since 2000, its population has remained steady. This is exceptional for small rural towns.

As of 2012 the median home cost in Coon Rapids is $73,932. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.31 percent.


Coon Rapids public schools spend $5,742 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 13 students per teacher in Coon Rapids.


The unemployment rate in Coon Rapids is 3.40 percent (U.S. avg. is over 7%).


Click on the following links to obtain additional information:

Coon Rapids Information – from - map, population statistics, weather, etc

Coon Rapids-Bayard School - information and calendar

Carroll County – information including government organizations

State of Iowa – information including government organizations


Local and Area Real Estate – call and ask about available acreages.

Coon Rapids Insurance and Real Estate

Community Insurance and Real Estate

Multiple Listing Service Web Page Listing Web Page


Other Links –

Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities

Iowa Saving Bank

Carroll County State Bank


For businesses Click Here

City of Coon Rapids Offices: 123 3rd Avenue South, Coon Rapids, Iowa 50058 712-999-7749