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Iowa is one of the leaders in corn farming for conversion to ethanol, a type of biofuel. Iowa, with a population of just under 3 million Iowans (also known as Hawkeyes), gets its 15 minutes of fame each Presidential election year, since Iowa is the starting state for caucuses. The largest cities where you can consider looking for apartments are Des Moines, the capital; Cedar Rapids; and Davenport. Iowa gets its name from the Ioway people, a Native American tribe. A pleasant place to go hiking or camping, the state has many parks where with a reservation you can pitch a tent or stay in a rustic cabin. The state flower is the wild rose, while the state bird is the Eastern Goldfinch.
The state is also home to a number of standout colleges ranking among the top 400 of the nation's best, including Cornell College, Clarke College, Grinnell College, Coe College, and the University of Iowa. Looking for an apartment to rent while you study in Indiana is a wise idea; the state gets top marks for livability as the nation's second-most-livable state, and also ranks in the top 10 among all states when it comes to neighborhood safety, according to Not sure what to do if you have success searching for apartments and you finally move to Iowa and need a job? Major industries include advanced manufacturing, renewable energy, financial services, and food manufacturing: Des Moines is home to Principal Financial Group, for example, and Quaker Oats, Heinz, Barilla, and General Mills all have food processing plants in the state. Des Moines is also a good option if you're interested in living somewhere green: the city has made a commitment to promoting environmental sustainability.

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