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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Council Bluffs is $111,000, which is lower than the state average of $126,300 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Council Bluffs median house value has grown by 41.94% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Council Bluffs is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Council Bluffs was built is 1961, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1966 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 15,750 Owner Occupied Houses in Council Bluffs, IA, #212
Council Bluffs, IA
111,000 USD
Iowa
126,300 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #516
Council Bluffs, IA
41.94%
Iowa
53.09%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units26,973, see rank, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units24,769, 91.83%, see rank91.40%87.55%
Owner Occupied15,750, 58.39%, see rank65.64%56.34%
Renter Occupied9,019, 33.44%, see rank25.76%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units2,204, 8.17%, see rank8.60%12.45%
For Rent978, 3.63%, see rank1.72%2.34%
For Sale Only208, 0.77%, see rank1.16%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied105, 0.39%, see rank0.79%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use108, 0.40%, see rank1.48%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant805, 2.98%, see rank3.45%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #297
Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
196119661976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Council Bluffs, IA%IowaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units15,750100%884,98474,787,460
With a Mortgage10,49966.66%, see rank61.75%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5,25133.34%, see rank38.25%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Council Bluffs, IA
1,132 USD
Iowa
1,181 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsCouncil Bluffs, IA%IowaU.S.
$299 or Less430.41%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4991251.19%, see rank2.39%1.59%
$500 to $6998157.76%, see rank8.63%5.01%
$700 to $9992,82026.86%, see rank23.95%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4994,35341.46%, see rank35.90%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9991,59415.18%, see rank17.17%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9996666.34%, see rank9.44%19.52%
$3,000 or More830.79%, see rank2.31%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Council Bluffs, IA
21.90% of the Total Income
Iowa
20.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Council Bluffs, IA%IowaU.S.
10% or Less4934.70%, see rank7.42%5.86%
10% to 20%3,99238.02%, see rank42.29%31.95%
20% to 30%3,13829.89%, see rank27.59%27.64%
30% to 40%1,34512.81%, see rank10.63%13.74%
40% or More1,49214.21%, see rank11.73%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Council Bluffs, IA
425 USD
Iowa
431 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsCouncil Bluffs, IA%IowaU.S.
$199 or Less2915.54%, see rank5.58%7.76%
$200 to $29962611.92%, see rank14.17%14.70%
$300 to $4992,79953.30%, see rank45.62%34.63%
$500 to $6991,08120.59%, see rank23.27%21.16%
$700 or More4548.65%, see rank11.37%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Council Bluffs, IA
12.70% of the Total Income
Iowa
11.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Council Bluffs, IA%IowaU.S.
10% or Less1,95437.21%, see rank43.38%40.19%
10% to 20%1,87335.67%, see rank32.92%31.47%
20% to 30%80915.41%, see rank11.83%12.24%
30% to 40%2454.67%, see rank4.69%5.64%
40% or More3606.86%, see rank6.38%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units26,973, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1-unit, Detached18,530, 68.70%, see rank73.88%61.65%
1-unit, Attached705, 2.61%, see rank3.72%5.82%
2 Units818, 3.03%, see rank2.37%3.75%
3 or 4 Units815, 3.02%, see rank3.38%4.43%
5 to 9 Units1,341, 4.97%, see rank3.70%4.78%
10 or More Units3,756, 13.93%, see rank9.11%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,008, 3.74%, see rank3.84%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units26,973, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1 Room531, 1.97%, see rank1.15%1.95%
2 Rooms806, 2.99%, see rank2.07%2.48%
3 Rooms2,354, 8.73%, see rank7.28%9.13%
4 Rooms5,050, 18.72%, see rank14.50%16.60%
5 Rooms6,286, 23.30%, see rank18.57%20.41%
6 Rooms4,556, 16.89%, see rank17.20%18.06%
7 Rooms3,055, 11.33%, see rank13.83%12.27%
8 Rooms2,039, 7.56%, see rank10.61%8.48%
9 Rooms or More2,296, 8.51%, see rank14.79%10.60%
Median Rooms5.30, see rank5.905.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units26,973, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
No Bedroom623, 2.31%, see rank1.33%2.17%
1 Bedroom3,535, 13.11%, see rank9.36%11.16%
2 Bedrooms8,961, 33.22%, see rank28.37%26.69%
3 Bedrooms10,250, 38.00%, see rank38.82%39.70%
4 Bedrooms3,018, 11.19%, see rank17.31%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms586, 2.17%, see rank4.82%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units24,769, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Utility Gas20,683, 83.50%, see rank63.45%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas263, 1.06%, see rank13.26%4.86%
Electricity3,523, 14.22%, see rank19.45%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.5, 0.02%, see rank0.74%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood52, 0.21%, see rank1.64%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel170, 0.69%, see rank0.93%0.47%
No Fuel Used73, 0.29%, see rank0.49%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalCouncil Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent8,803, 100%324,46939,201,928
$199 or Less121, 1.37%, see rank1.67%1.50%
$200 to $299407, 4.62%, see rank4.14%3.18%
$300 to $499860, 9.77%, see rank16.06%7.37%
$500 to $6992,156, 24.49%, see rank29.77%16.01%
$700 to $9993,730, 42.37%, see rank31.63%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4991,288, 14.63%, see rank12.90%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,999146, 1.66%, see rank2.30%9.79%
$2,000 or More95, 1.08%, see rank1.53%6.10%
Median$763, see rank$689$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Council Bluffs, IAIowaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units24,769, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
No Vehicles Available2,054, 8.29%, see rank5.69%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available9,438, 38.10%, see rank30.25%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available9,170, 37.02%, see rank39.60%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available4,107, 16.58%, see rank24.45%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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