Discover the perfect balance of community, career, connections, young professionals, diversity, and family in Pella! Our town offers a unique blend of small-town warmth and big opportunities, making it an ideal place to call home. From community events and friendly neighborhoods to ample career opportunities and a perfect work-life balance, Pella is where connections thrive and people flourish. Curious to learn more? Download the PACE Alliance Relocation Guide for valuable resources, information, and discover why our residents love living here!
Live your BEST life in Pella, Iowa!
Pella is a place where you can make a splash, make the grade, and make lifelong friends. We are home to several of Iowa’s top employers presenting well-paying jobs and career opportunities. We offer recreation adventures, top-notch education, a booming social life, an active arts community, volunteer possibilities, family activities, young professional connections, outings for empty nesters, concerts for music lovers, and something for everyone in between!
Pella is the sort of community where you get to know your neighbors, people wave as they drive by, and taking care of one another in times of need is a priority. There are many civic groups, volunteer organizations, and non-profits you can get involved with if you want to make a difference in the community. Employers are also very philanthropic, and their generosity has helped fund many of the projects in the community we all enjoy (Pella Sports Park, Vermeer Windmill, Pella Career Academy, Pella Christian High School, just to name just a few). Low crime rates and caring neighborhoods, Pella is a great place for you or your family to call home.
If you are looking to further your career, Iowa (and specifically Pella) have great options. We have an abundance of quality career opportunities, from highly specialized and skilled to entry-level and trade jobs. Our cost of living is low compared to most of the US, so your dollar goes farther. In recent years our employers have been growing and expanding; get in on the excitement!
Looking for a great place to raise your little ones? Pella may just be the place for you. Pella is a young community, home to many families. Our median age is only 34.2, far lower than Iowa in general and many places in the US. We offer excellent educational options- both the private schools and public schools boast high testing scores, robust extracurricular opportunities, and are strong proponents of character, wellness and personal development.
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