Council Bluffs is one of the Midwest’s best places to live, work and play. With easy access to big city amenities, a diverse pool of employers and boundless recreation and entertainment options, Council Bluffs is sure to satisfy. Oh, and did we mention the low cost of living?
Over the past decade, Council Bluffs has rapidly transformed into a vibrant community with enormous potential. Progress is evident – with innovative development projects and ever-growing housing, retail and dining options in every corner of the city.
We pride ourselves on being a city that can come together to make things happen. There’s a sense of community here – residents are proud to live here and truly care about their city.
Council Bluffs is full of diverse employment opportunities, from technology to healthcare to manufacturing to small business and more. If you’re looking for room to grow, we’ve got it – jobs here are expected to increase more than 37 percent over the next 10 years.
Council Bluffs is also a great place to start a business! We offer a strong, stable economy and the state of Iowa offers a variety of business incentives to support your endeavors.
No matter where you work, your daily commute will be a short one. It’s easy to get around here and our proximity to I-80 and I-29 enable you to get further, faster. You’ll also be just minutes away from Omaha’s Eppley Airfield, which offers non-stop flights to 20 cities.
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As a medium-sized city, you’ll find just about everything you need in Council Bluffs. We’re small enough to provide efficient and accessible city services – did someone say free community Wi-Fi?! – but large enough to provide plenty of options for housing, employment, healthcare, schools and more.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, we’re a few short minutes from Omaha – where you can reap all the benefits of a big city without the increased cost of living.
At the end of the day, we think you’ll enjoy coming home to Council Bluffs. There is a sense of community and connectedness here – residents are proud of their city and truly care about its future.
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Council Bluffs has many local, natural assets that residents enjoy and are proud of – you’ll never be at a loss for things to do here. We’ve got something for everyone!
Explore 41 miles of hiking, biking and running trails surrounded by the natural beauty of the Loess Hills, Missouri River or Lake Manawa. Get your art on at one of our many art galleries or stroll through our historic 100 Block to visit local boutiques, restaurants and the Farmer’s Market. Attend one of our annual, city-wide celebrations such as Loessfest or Celebrate CB.
Learn more about all there is to do in Council Bluffs at travelcouncilbluffs.com.