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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Polk County is $97,600, which is lower than the state average of $130,100 and is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The Polk County median house value has grown by 68.86% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Polk County is higher than the state average rate of 47.84% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Polk County was built is 1958, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1970 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 1,675 Owner Occupied Houses in Polk County, #34
Polk County
97,600 USD
Nebraska
130,100 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #34
Polk County
68.86%
Nebraska
47.84%
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

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Housing Units2,731, see rank, 100%805,256132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units2,238, 81.95%, see rank90.82%87.55%
Owner Occupied1,675, 61.33%, see rank60.36%56.34%
Renter Occupied563, 20.62%, see rank30.46%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units493, 18.05%, see rank9.18%12.45%
For Rent23, 0.84%, see rank1.91%2.34%
For Sale Only13, 0.48%, see rank0.96%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied34, 1.24%, see rank0.73%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use301, 11.02%, see rank1.83%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant122, 4.47%, see rank3.73%4.00%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #42
Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
195819701976

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

 Polk County%NebraskaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units1,675100%486,03674,787,460
With a Mortgage74344.36%, see rank62.66%65.58%
Without a Mortgage93255.64%, see rank37.34%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
Polk County
992 USD
Nebraska
1,279 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPolk County%NebraskaU.S.
$299 or Less00.00%, see rank0.21%0.20%
$300 to $499202.69%, see rank1.61%1.59%
$500 to $69912116.29%, see rank6.31%5.01%
$700 to $99923731.90%, see rank19.46%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49922630.42%, see rank38.03%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99911515.48%, see rank19.60%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,999243.23%, see rank11.42%19.52%
$3,000 or More00.00%, see rank3.38%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Polk County
20.40% of the Total Income
Nebraska
20.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Polk County%NebraskaU.S.
10% or Less557.40%, see rank6.39%5.86%
10% to 20%30440.92%, see rank41.12%31.95%
20% to 30%22029.61%, see rank28.24%27.64%
30% to 40%8311.17%, see rank11.18%13.74%
40% or More7810.50%, see rank12.75%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
Polk County
461 USD
Nebraska
468 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPolk County%NebraskaU.S.
$199 or Less475.04%, see rank5.02%7.76%
$200 to $299788.37%, see rank11.96%14.70%
$300 to $49943146.24%, see rank39.82%34.63%
$500 to $69924326.07%, see rank27.29%21.16%
$700 or More13314.27%, see rank15.92%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Polk County
10.40% of the Total Income
Nebraska
12.20% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Polk County%NebraskaU.S.
10% or Less44647.85%, see rank40.13%40.19%
10% to 20%27829.83%, see rank34.58%31.47%
20% to 30%849.01%, see rank12.15%12.24%
30% to 40%636.76%, see rank4.79%5.64%
40% or More545.79%, see rank7.49%9.16%

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

Units in Structure

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Housing Units2,731, 100%805,256132,741,033
1-unit, Detached2,379, 87.11%, see rank72.59%61.65%
1-unit, Attached22, 0.81%, see rank3.84%5.82%
2 Units7, 0.26%, see rank2.00%3.75%
3 or 4 Units38, 1.39%, see rank2.61%4.43%
5 to 9 Units31, 1.14%, see rank4.03%4.78%
10 or More Units94, 3.44%, see rank11.30%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.160, 5.86%, see rank3.65%6.49%

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

Rooms

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Housing Units2,731, 100%805,256132,741,033
1 Room57, 2.09%, see rank1.32%1.95%
2 Rooms15, 0.55%, see rank2.62%2.48%
3 Rooms138, 5.05%, see rank8.07%9.13%
4 Rooms255, 9.34%, see rank14.08%16.60%
5 Rooms394, 14.43%, see rank16.93%20.41%
6 Rooms444, 16.26%, see rank16.26%18.06%
7 Rooms417, 15.27%, see rank13.12%12.27%
8 Rooms325, 11.90%, see rank10.95%8.48%
9 Rooms or More686, 25.12%, see rank16.66%10.60%
Median Rooms6.60, see rank5.905.50

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

Bedrooms

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Housing Units2,731, 100%805,256132,741,033
No Bedroom57, 2.09%, see rank1.53%2.17%
1 Bedroom220, 8.06%, see rank11.25%11.16%
2 Bedrooms643, 23.54%, see rank26.58%26.69%
3 Bedrooms946, 34.64%, see rank37.51%39.70%
4 Bedrooms655, 23.98%, see rank17.56%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms210, 7.69%, see rank5.56%4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Total Housing Units2,238, 100%731,347116,211,092
Utility Gas964, 43.07%, see rank62.61%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas396, 17.69%, see rank7.68%4.86%
Electricity699, 31.23%, see rank26.70%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.30, 1.34%, see rank0.51%5.86%
Coal or Coke5, 0.22%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood58, 2.59%, see rank1.42%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.05%
Other Fuel70, 3.13%, see rank0.77%0.47%
No Fuel Used16, 0.71%, see rank0.28%1.00%

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

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalPolk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent431, 100%230,16239,201,928
$199 or Less9, 2.09%, see rank1.82%1.50%
$200 to $29931, 7.19%, see rank3.55%3.18%
$300 to $49989, 20.65%, see rank14.03%7.37%
$500 to $699160, 37.12%, see rank27.42%16.01%
$700 to $999102, 23.67%, see rank33.64%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49918, 4.18%, see rank15.51%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9995, 1.16%, see rank2.30%9.79%
$2,000 or More17, 3.94%, see rank1.73%6.10%
Median$607, see rank$721$920

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

Vehicle Available

 Polk CountyNebraskaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units2,238, 100%731,347116,211,092
No Vehicles Available59, 2.64%, see rank5.65%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available515, 23.01%, see rank30.01%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available886, 39.59%, see rank39.57%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available778, 34.76%, see rank24.77%19.61%

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


 
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