#6 Best State to Live
In 2011, Iowa was ranked as the 6th best state to live by Morgan Quitno Press. This ranking was given based on 44 livability factors including: entertainment, family, income, housing, available transportation and job opportunities.
Great American Main Street
Each year, the National Trust Main Street Center (NTMSC) awards the Great American Main Street Award to five communities in the United States. In 2002, Cedar Falls received this award for exemplifying the use of Main Street to revitalize downtown traditions and neighborhoods.