Cities with the most expensive homes in Iowa

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November 7, 2022
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Cities with the most expensive homes in Iowa

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the most expensive homes in Iowa using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by the Zillow Home Values Index for all homes as of September 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. The most expensive city on the list has a typical home value of $611,911 which is 207% higher than the state average of $199,388.

Metros with the most cities in the top 30 in Iowa
#1. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA: 14
#2. Spirit Lake, IA: 5
#3. Iowa City, IA: 3
#4. Cedar Rapids, IA: 2
#4. Dubuque, IA: 2
#6. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA: 1
#6. Sioux City, IA-NE-SD: 1
#6. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#30. Ankeny

- Typical home value: $327,033
- 1-year price change: +11.9%
- 5-year price change: +37.5%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#29. Sergeant Bluff

- Typical home value: $328,465
- 1-year price change: +11.6%
- 5-year price change: +29.8%
- Metro area: Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

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#28. Buckingham

- Typical home value: $334,730
- 1-year price change: +9.2%
- 5-year price change: +24.6%
- Metro area: Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

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#27. Waukee

- Typical home value: $340,858
- 1-year price change: +13.7%
- 5-year price change: +34.1%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#26. Arnolds Park

- Typical home value: $343,829
- 1-year price change: +10.0%
- 5-year price change: +36.5%
- Metro area: Spirit Lake, IA

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#25. Grimes

- Typical home value: $344,266
- 1-year price change: +12.2%
- 5-year price change: +38.1%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#24. University Heights

- Typical home value: $348,650
- 1-year price change: +13.1%
- 5-year price change: +11.7%
- Metro area: Iowa City, IA

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#23. Alleman

- Typical home value: $348,699
- 1-year price change: +11.2%
- 5-year price change: +39.1%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#22. Honey Creek

- Typical home value: $349,363
- 1-year price change: +12.3%
- 5-year price change: +47.3%
- Metro area: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

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#21. Ackworth

- Typical home value: $353,726
- 1-year price change: +19.7%
- 5-year price change: +66.0%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#20. Asbury

- Typical home value: $353,882
- 1-year price change: +16.3%
- 5-year price change: +41.1%
- Metro area: Dubuque, IA

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#19. Toddville

- Typical home value: $355,238
- 1-year price change: +12.0%
- 5-year price change: +38.0%
- Metro area: Cedar Rapids, IA

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#18. Van Meter

- Typical home value: $370,930
- 1-year price change: +13.2%
- 5-year price change: +41.0%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#17. Granger

- Typical home value: $371,336
- 1-year price change: +14.9%
- 5-year price change: +40.7%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#16. Robins

- Typical home value: $373,887
- 1-year price change: +11.1%
- 5-year price change: +33.5%
- Metro area: Cedar Rapids, IA

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#15. Peosta

- Typical home value: $375,566
- 1-year price change: +15.4%
- 5-year price change: +49.6%
- Metro area: Dubuque, IA

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#14. Johnston

- Typical home value: $378,010
- 1-year price change: +11.5%
- 5-year price change: +35.0%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#13. Runnells

- Typical home value: $379,778
- 1-year price change: +11.8%
- 5-year price change: +48.3%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#12. Panora

- Typical home value: $384,742
- 1-year price change: +10.9%
- 5-year price change: +41.6%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#11. Polk City

- Typical home value: $386,166
- 1-year price change: +12.0%
- 5-year price change: +37.2%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#10. Clive

- Typical home value: $387,204
- 1-year price change: +11.7%
- 5-year price change: +33.3%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#9. Adel

- Typical home value: $387,732
- 1-year price change: +14.0%
- 5-year price change: +38.5%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#8. Ellston

- Typical home value: $390,915
- 1-year price change: +8.6%
- 5-year price change: +35.0%
- Metro area: not in a metro area

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#7. Solon

- Typical home value: $395,601
- 1-year price change: +11.0%
- 5-year price change: +33.0%
- Metro area: Iowa City, IA

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#6. Okoboji

- Typical home value: $437,743
- 1-year price change: +9.8%
- 5-year price change: +33.6%
- Metro area: Spirit Lake, IA

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#5. Shueyville

- Typical home value: $494,542
- 1-year price change: +13.3%
- 5-year price change: +32.5%
- Metro area: Iowa City, IA

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#4. Cumming

- Typical home value: $496,956
- 1-year price change: +14.9%
- 5-year price change: +42.0%
- Metro area: Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

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#3. Wahpeton

- Typical home value: $515,299
- 1-year price change: +10.1%
- 5-year price change: +35.4%
- Metro area: Spirit Lake, IA

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#2. Orleans

- Typical home value: $542,936
- 1-year price change: +9.1%
- 5-year price change: +31.0%
- Metro area: Spirit Lake, IA

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#1. West Okoboji

- Typical home value: $611,911
- 1-year price change: +11.8%
- 5-year price change: +37.2%
- Metro area: Spirit Lake, IA

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