Polk City, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 848 housing units in Polk City. This represents a 36.8% growth from 620 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 848 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Polk City is about 81%. Polk City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.75 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Polk City were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom6.10%
Two Bedrooms20.60%
Three Bedrooms54.20%
Four Bedrooms17.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.98
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$109,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.8
Median year structure was built1980

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage14.80%
Home Equity Loan13.10%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free10.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.7%