Quality of LIfe

There’s something special about the state of Iowa’s quality of life, and that’s not different than Winneshiek County’s.

There are plenty of activities in Winneshiek County. There are plenty of indoor yoga studios, art centers, museums, the Oneota Food Co-op, spas, local brew-pubs, great dining, coffee shops, delis, and over 500 acres of city parks for all kinds of outdoor recreation.

Quality of Life has inched into the top spot in the U.S. that businesses now rank for relocating. That’s a big advantage for Winneshiek County because the area offers a way of life that many people can only dream of. Midwest Living magazine says that Decorah is one of the top 100 small towns to visit in the Midwest. But for the people who live here, it’s definitely No. 1.

Young Professionals
Young professionals are beginning to call Winneshiek County home because the area offers a scenic and intimate environment that is hip yet quaint. It’s a great and safe place to be a kid, but it’s also fun for adults – with a culture that includes fun and funky restaurants, one-of-a-kind downtown shopping, museums and so much more.

Entrepreneurial Atmosphere
With a vibrant entrepreneurial atmosphere, many young entrepreneurs and experienced workers choose to start their business and work in Winneshiek County.

Housing Options
From stately Victorian homes, to convenient condominiums, to custom construction, the Winneshiek County real estate market has something to fit everyone’s style and price range.