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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Lee County is $85,000, which is lower than the state average of $126,300 and is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The Lee County median house value has grown by 40.96% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Lee County 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 Lee County was built is 1957, 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 10,599 Owner Occupied Houses in Lee County, #74
Lee County
85,000 USD
Iowa
126,300 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #85
Lee County
40.96%
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

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units16,221, see rank, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units14,319, 88.27%, see rank91.40%87.55%
Owner Occupied10,599, 65.34%, see rank65.64%56.34%
Renter Occupied3,720, 22.93%, see rank25.76%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units1,902, 11.73%, see rank8.60%12.45%
For Rent293, 1.81%, see rank1.72%2.34%
For Sale Only194, 1.20%, see rank1.16%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied77, 0.47%, see rank0.79%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use188, 1.16%, see rank1.48%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant1,150, 7.09%, see rank3.45%4.00%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #53
Lee CountyIowaU.S.
195719661976

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

 Lee County%IowaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units10,599100%884,98474,787,460
With a Mortgage5,42551.18%, see rank61.75%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5,17448.82%, 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
Lee County
967 USD
Iowa
1,181 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsLee County%IowaU.S.
$299 or Less50.09%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4991532.82%, see rank2.39%1.59%
$500 to $69997017.88%, see rank8.63%5.01%
$700 to $9991,79133.01%, see rank23.95%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4991,61129.70%, see rank35.90%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99955210.18%, see rank17.17%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9992254.15%, see rank9.44%19.52%
$3,000 or More1182.18%, see rank2.31%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Lee County
19.60% 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
 Lee County%IowaU.S.
10% or Less3205.90%, see rank7.42%5.86%
10% to 20%2,45245.20%, see rank42.29%31.95%
20% to 30%1,39325.68%, see rank27.59%27.64%
30% to 40%5069.33%, see rank10.63%13.74%
40% or More69512.81%, 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
Lee County
396 USD
Iowa
431 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsLee County%IowaU.S.
$199 or Less3206.18%, see rank5.58%7.76%
$200 to $29978315.13%, see rank14.17%14.70%
$300 to $4992,81354.37%, see rank45.62%34.63%
$500 to $69998319.00%, see rank23.27%21.16%
$700 or More2755.32%, see rank11.37%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Lee County
12.20% 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
 Lee County%IowaU.S.
10% or Less2,00738.79%, see rank43.38%40.19%
10% to 20%1,97438.15%, see rank32.92%31.47%
20% to 30%54310.49%, see rank11.83%12.24%
30% to 40%2504.83%, see rank4.69%5.64%
40% or More3647.04%, 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

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units16,221, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1-unit, Detached12,530, 77.25%, see rank73.88%61.65%
1-unit, Attached287, 1.77%, see rank3.72%5.82%
2 Units446, 2.75%, see rank2.37%3.75%
3 or 4 Units634, 3.91%, see rank3.38%4.43%
5 to 9 Units363, 2.24%, see rank3.70%4.78%
10 or More Units866, 5.34%, see rank9.11%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,095, 6.75%, see rank3.84%6.49%

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

Rooms

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units16,221, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
1 Room205, 1.26%, see rank1.15%1.95%
2 Rooms352, 2.17%, see rank2.07%2.48%
3 Rooms1,258, 7.76%, see rank7.28%9.13%
4 Rooms1,960, 12.08%, see rank14.50%16.60%
5 Rooms3,788, 23.35%, see rank18.57%20.41%
6 Rooms3,277, 20.20%, see rank17.20%18.06%
7 Rooms2,089, 12.88%, see rank13.83%12.27%
8 Rooms1,383, 8.53%, see rank10.61%8.48%
9 Rooms or More1,909, 11.77%, see rank14.79%10.60%
Median Rooms5.70, see rank5.905.50

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

Bedrooms

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units16,221, 100%1,348,151132,741,033
No Bedroom228, 1.41%, see rank1.33%2.17%
1 Bedroom1,881, 11.60%, see rank9.36%11.16%
2 Bedrooms4,722, 29.11%, see rank28.37%26.69%
3 Bedrooms6,474, 39.91%, see rank38.82%39.70%
4 Bedrooms2,267, 13.98%, see rank17.31%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms649, 4.00%, see rank4.82%4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Total Housing Units14,319, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Utility Gas7,899, 55.16%, see rank63.45%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas1,808, 12.63%, see rank13.26%4.86%
Electricity4,002, 27.95%, see rank19.45%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.52, 0.36%, see rank0.74%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood404, 2.82%, see rank1.64%2.12%
Solar Energy10, 0.07%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel84, 0.59%, see rank0.93%0.47%
No Fuel Used60, 0.42%, see rank0.49%1.00%

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

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalLee CountyIowaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent3,496, 100%324,46939,201,928
$199 or Less85, 2.43%, see rank1.67%1.50%
$200 to $299292, 8.35%, see rank4.14%3.18%
$300 to $499840, 24.03%, see rank16.06%7.37%
$500 to $6991,216, 34.78%, see rank29.77%16.01%
$700 to $999857, 24.51%, see rank31.63%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499144, 4.12%, see rank12.90%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9990, 0.00%, see rank2.30%9.79%
$2,000 or More62, 1.77%, see rank1.53%6.10%
Median$576, see rank$689$920

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

Vehicle Available

 Lee CountyIowaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units14,319, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
No Vehicles Available1,062, 7.42%, see rank5.69%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available4,415, 30.83%, see rank30.25%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available5,268, 36.79%, see rank39.60%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available3,574, 24.96%, see rank24.45%19.61%

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


 
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