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 251 resale and new homes in Iowa City lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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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 rise in average listing price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Iowa City for May 24 to Aug 23 was $125,000 based on 1 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Iowa City was $105, an increase of 0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Iowa City for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,350.


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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Best Schools in Iowa City

There are 23 schools in Iowa City.

Elementary Schools

Herbert Hoover Elementary School

Public, PK-6


Lincoln Elementary School

Public, PK-6


Norman Borlaug Elementary School

Public, PK-6

Middle Schools

Northwest Junior High School

Public, 7-8


Southeast Junior High School

Public, 7-8


Regina Catholic Education Center

Private, PK-12

High Schools

West Senior High School

Public, 9-12


Iowa City High School

Public, 9-12


Clear Creek Amana High School

Public, 9-12


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.

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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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