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Overview

Introduction to Coralville, Iowa

Coralville, Iowa is located 2 miles W of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center) and 203 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. It is in Johnson county. The city is part of the Iowa City metro area.

Coralville History

Coralville was originally the site of Edgewater Park. The city was incorporated in 1873 and was named after the fossils that exist in the limestone along the Iowa River. A Harvard University zoologist, named Louis Agassiz gave a lecture at the University of Iowa on the coral reefs of Iowa. This event encouraged the residents of the area to name the city Coralville.

Coralville and nearby Attractions

  • Coral Ridge Mall
  • Samuel Jordan Kirkwood State Historical Marker
  • Heritage Museum of Johnson County
  • Time Out
  • Auburn Hills Park

Things To Do In Coralville

Coralville offers a variety of parks and playgrounds including the North Ridge Park, Central Park, and Auburn Hills Park. History lovers can visit the Heritage Museum of Johnson County. Shopping is a fun activity at the Coral Ridge Mall and the Eastdale Mall too. Visitors can also take kids to the Iowa Children's Museum for a good learning and fun experience.

Coralville Transportation

The Eastern Iowa Airport is the nearest airport.

Coralville Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are offered by University of Iowa, Kirkwood Community College, Augustana College, and Saint Ambrose University.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,078
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens8.2%
Employed Population 16+10,826
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.4%
Median Earnings25+$45,518
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,642
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,053
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation9.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$802
Median House Value$202,800

Ancestry

German30.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%
English11.4%
Irish11.3%
French Except Basque3.8%
Norwegian3.3%
Dutch3.1%
Swedish2.9%
African2.4%
Italian1.9%
Czech1.6%
Danishn1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Polish1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Swiss1%
Sudanese0.8%
Russian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
West Indian0.7%
Greek0.5%
Arab0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Somali0.1%
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Coralville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Johnson County
Standard Zip Codes52241
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.69
Approximate Longitude-91.6

Coralville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationIOWA CITY
Distance3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp10 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hills730$70,714
Iowa City72,385$77,939
North Liberty16,984$85,043
Solon2,399$87,788
Tiffin2,530$84,638
University Heights1,255$101,071

Coralville Public Libraries

Coralville Public Library
1401 5TH ST
Coralville, Iowa
(319) 248-1850

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Coralville Public Schools

Central Elementary School
501 6th St
ZIP: 52241
(319) 688-1100
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Kirkwood Elementary School
1401 9th St
ZIP: 52241
(319) 688-1120
Primary
Total Enrollment 383
Norman Borlaug Elementary School
1000 Kennedy Parkway
ZIP: 52241
(319) 688-1155
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
Northwest Junior High School
1507 8th St
ZIP: 52241
(319) 688-1060
Middle
Total Enrollment 633
Wickham Elementary
601 Oakdale Blvd
ZIP: 52241
(319) 688-1175
Primary
Total Enrollment 500

Coralville Private Schools

Hillside Christian School
1250 12th Ave
ZIP: 52241
Elementary
Total Enrollment 26
Montessori School-iowa City
374 Holiday Rd
ZIP: 52241
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
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