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Whatever your reason might be for making your way to the Hawkeye State, North American is happy to help you get started.

If you're looking to move to a U.S. state with cities that feature hundreds of years of interest, attractions and opportunity, Iowa is the place for you. The state of Iowa originates from a history as a colony with French and Spanish origins, and as such, its state flag features design elements reminiscent from this time period and its primarily French roots. Early Iowan history revolved largely around the corn belt, a prime agricultural region that the region which would eventually become the state of Iowa. Iowa's largest and capital city is that of Des Moines, and the Des Moines metropolitan area accounts for the largest total aggregate of population size and density-- over three million people currently reside in the state of Iowa, and this metro region accounts for a great deal of that population. Many aspects of the state of Iowa are roughly average on the national scale, as its total land area comes directly after the 25th ranked state in the nation, and its population follows suit while coming in at exactly 30th in overall size.

Looking for a new career path? You're in luck. Interestingly, the economy of Iowa has become largely diverse in recent years, with a particular focus on an energy production focus which holds an uncommon point of pride as utilizing substantively more green energy solutions than its neighboring states (and the national overall). Agriculture, however, still maintains something of a strong hold on Iowa's overall economy, even today, with agricultural pursuits remaining highly relevant, yet sharing a stage with large industries in everything ranging from information technology and financial services to conventional manufacturing plants.

The diverse and roughly average characteristics of Iowa are far from a downside, however, as the healthy variety strikes a sociological balance across the state that has made it one of the top states to live in in regards to safety and financial stability. The mixed economy of Iowa remains a strong selling point for those wishing to migrate to the Hawkeye State, with its mostly urban population benefiting from a strong range and variety of potential jobs and career options that allows for it to attract new citizens from all across the United States and beyond.

Iowa is a hot spot for recent booms in development, and that only means good things for your future! It is worth noting that Iowa's propensity for diversified urban opportunity did not become a strong characteristic until the last decade or so, with much of this transformation first beginning to occur in the 1990s. Modern Iowa remains a state that, perhaps above all else, offers something of value to anyone and everyone who might have an interest in moving somewhere different or simply looking to find a fresh, secure start beyond their current town or city.

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