Johnston home prices rise in April 2019

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The median sale price of a home sold in April 2019 in Johnston rose by $27,750 while total sales decreased by 15.9%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April 2019, there were 37 homes sold, with a median sale price of $282,500 - a 10.9% increase over the $254,750 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 44 homes sold in Johnston in April 2018.

The median sales tax in Johnston for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $4,698, approximately 1.7% of the median home sale price for April 2019.

The following table compares Johnston to other Polk County cities with similar median sales prices in April 2019:

City
Apr. 2019 Home Sales
Apr. 2018 Home Sales
% change (Total Home Sales)
Apr. 2019 Median Sales Price
Apr. 2018 Median Sales Price
% change (Median Sales Price)
Johnston
37
44
-15.9%
$282,500
$254,750
10.9%
Saylorville
8
12
-33.3%
$265,500
$229,225
15.8%
Alleman
1
1
0%
$260,000
$319,000
-18.5%
Pleasant Hill
15
25
-40%
$245,000
$216,080
13.4%
Clive
15
12
25%
$243,500
$226,000
7.7%
Grimes
37
36
2.8%
$238,000
$254,950
-6.6%
Altoona
39
46
-15.2%
$233,000
$207,250
12.4%
Ankeny
142
187
-24.1%
$219,250
$242,900
-9.7%
Elkhart
6
4
50%
$219,000
$178,950
22.4%
Urbandale
62
54
14.8%
$216,200
$205,000
5.5%
Bondurant
16
30
-46.7%
$216,000
$257,250
-16%

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