LaPorte City Real Estate
LaPorte City homes for sale are located in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area and have a population of 2,251. One of the advantages of living in this city is the cost of living, which is less than the U.S. average. LaPorte City has numerous attractions for all ages. The most common industries in this city are construction, retail and manufacturing. With the location – only 2.5 miles from Mount Auburn, 2.7 miles from Gilbertville, 3.4 miles from Evansdale and 14.8 miles from Waterloo – residents of LaPorte City real estate have many opportunities for jobs within this area.
In addition, there are several recreational and entertainment venues. The LaPorte City Museum was founded in 1970 and was originally located in a historic building that was also the home of the jail and the fire station. Due to the growth of the museum it was moved to Main Street in 2001. This space contains over 8,000 square feet for the exhibits that are changed yearly. The addition of a pioneer log cabin from the 1800s and the restored jail house and fire station are being added to the museum.
The residents of LaPorte City real estate may also enjoy the Family Aquatic Center, which was built in 2005. It has a zero entry depths to 10 feet, two diving boards and a water slide. There are many shops and antique stores within LaPorte as well as a 24/7 gym. The Cedar Valley Nature Trail offers a scenic trail for residents and visitors. Two parks – Hickory Hills Park and McFarlane Park – offer biking, camping and fishing. Additionally there are activities for children. There are state hunting grounds around the city.
The latest real estate development, The Sweet Addition, is a short walk to the elementary school and playground. Students in LaPorte City attend LaPorte City Elementary, Union Middle and Union High Schools, which are quality schools. As a part of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area, residents of LaPorte City real estate will have access to additional opportunities for entertainment and recreation including the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The location of this city is an attractive option that will suit many different lifestyles.