Homes For Sale In Altoona, IA

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Altoona, IA Real Estate Market Overview

Browse 123 homes for sale in Altoona, IA. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. Between March 2023 and April 2023, Altoona, IA real estate market has seen decrease in the number of listings by 18.9%. While the average time on the market in April 2023 was 78 days, the median list price was $292,437. In April 2023 more than 6 listings in Altoona, IA were sold above the asking price. During the same period more than 7 listings were sold at asking price, while more than 10 were sold below.

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Living In Altoona, IA

What is it like to live in Altoona, Iowa?

Altoona is located in Polk County, Iowa. There are roughly 10,347 residents, living in 3,942 households. The average temperature for Altoona this time of the year is low of 50F and high of 72F. On average, Altoona gets about 4.37 inches of precipitation in May. Most residents are home owners (72%), have a post secondary degree (61%) and are single, no kids (31%).

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What type of housing is available in Altoona, Iowa?

In Altoona, roughly 60% of dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the Des Moines-West Des Moines metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the population of this city own their home and 20% are renters. The median year of construction for properties in this city is 1988.

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What are the advantages of living in Altoona, Iowa?

Most areas in Altoona are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. It is sometimes hard to reach green spaces in the city since they are distributed sporadically. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to enjoy.

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Are things conveniently located in Altoona, Iowa?

Accessing one of about 10 grocery stores by walking is practical for some, but not all, home buyers in Altoona. There are also over 50 restaurants and coffee shops in this city. As far as education is concerned, primary schools are not especially numerous in Altoona, and accordingly not always within walking distance, and there are no high schools.

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What does the transportation in Altoona, Iowa look like?

The favored way to navigate Altoona is very often a car. Coming across a place to park is generally easy, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as US Highway 6, from anywhere in this city. In contrast, getting around by transit can be very difficult in Altoona due to the low service level. Nonetheless, the city is connected by a few bus lines. It is impractical for pedestrians to navigate Altoona as very few common errands can be run on foot.

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Homes For Sale Near Altoona, IA

Schools Near Altoona, IA

Elementary Schools

  • Willowbrook Elementary School

    300 17th Ave SW

    Public District PK-5

  • Clay Elementary School

    3200 1st Ave S

    Public District PK-5

  • Altoona Elementary School

    301 6th St SW

    Public District PK-6

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