Iowa City Real Estate Market Overview

Could Iowa City, IA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Iowa City. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Iowa City such as Co...ralville and North Liberty. When you’re ready, Trulia has 202 resale and new homes in Iowa City lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 17 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

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Median Sales Price

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Price Per Sqft

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$1,420

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Iowa City show a -1% week-over-week drop in average listing price and a -11% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
Price Per Square Ft.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Iowa City for Dec 19 to Jan 19 was $1,420.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Iowa City can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,358

Counts of Assault

1,241

Counts of Theft

1,007

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Iowa City

There are 15 schools in Iowa City.

Elementary Schools
10

Lincoln Elementary School

Public, K - 6

9

Weber Elementary School

Public, K - 6

9

Bohumil Shimek Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

Middle Schools
4

Southeast Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
8

West Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Iowa City High School

Public, 9 - 12

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Elizabeth Tate Alternative High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Iowa City by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
47%
Single residents
Home owners
64%
Home owners
Median age
32
Median age
Household income
$52,634
Median household income
College educated
61%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Iowa City commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
80% commute by car
3% commute by bike
7% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

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