Council Bluffs Tourism, Iowa

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Council Bluffs is a city in and the county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. It is located on the east bank of the Missouri River, across from what is now the much larger city of Omaha, Nebraska. Council Bluffs was known until 1852 as Kanesville, Iowa — the historic starting point of the Mormon Trail and eventual northernmost anchor town of the other emigrant trails. Council Bluffs' population was 62,230 at the 2010 census. Along with neighboring Omaha to the west, Council Bluffs was part of the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2010, which had an estimated population of 865,350 residing in the eight counties of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Council Bluffs is more than a decade older than Omaha. The latter, founded in 1854 by Council Bluffs businessmen and speculators following the Kansas-Nebraska Act, has grown to be the significantly larger city.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Council Bluffs in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Council Bluffs like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Omaha also deserves a visit. Omaha is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Henry Doorly Zoo And Aquarium, Durham Museum, Joslyn Art Museum. A holiday in Council Bluffs can generally be of 1-2 days.

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- Know before you go to Council Bluffs

Facts and Stats for Council Bluffs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Council Bluffs

    Know the pollution level of Council Bluffs before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.69 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Council Bluffs: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Council Bluffs for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Council Bluffs.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.35 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.65 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.62 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.54 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.85 (Moderate)
  • Living in Council Bluffs - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Council Bluffs is 190.82 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.48 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.79 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 20.82 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.65 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.52 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.16 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Council Bluffs

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Council Bluffs

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.17 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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