Iowa Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,232,511 housing units in Iowa.
This represents a 7.8% from 1,143,669 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 756,646 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 475,865 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Iowa is about 72.3%.
Iowa's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%.
Average household size is 2.46 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Iowa were built after 1959.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.4%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median year structure was built||1958|
|Median Value of occupied units||$82,500|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$61,800|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Median year structure was built||1963|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$361|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.1%|
|Home Equity Loan||7.4%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||16.2%|
Cities & Towns