Mount Vernon home prices fall in January 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2020 in Mount Vernon fell by $67,000 while total sales decreased by 33.3%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2020, there were two homes sold, with a median sale price of $165,000 - a 28.9% decrease over the $232,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were three homes sold in Mount Vernon in January 2019.

The median sales tax in Mount Vernon for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,654, approximately 2.2% of the median home sale price for January 2020.

The following table compares Mount Vernon to other Linn County cities with similar median sales prices in January 2020:

City
Jan. 2020 Home Sales
Jan. 2019 Home Sales
% change (Total Home Sales)
Jan. 2020 Median Sales Price
Jan. 2019 Median Sales Price
% change (Median Sales Price)
Palo
4
3
33.3%
$254,750
$215,000
18.5%
Center Point
1
4
-75%
$242,000
$107,500
125.1%
Fairfax
2
5
-60%
$209,637.50
$204,500
2.5%
Springville
2
2
0%
$193,000
$287,500
-32.9%
Robins
5
2
150%
$185,000
$322,000
-42.5%
Mount Vernon
2
3
-33.3%
$165,000
$232,000
-28.9%
Marion
51
52
-1.9%
$164,000
$169,750
-3.4%
Central City
4
1
300%
$144,750
$65,700
120.3%
Cedar Rapids
171
155
10.3%
$135,000
$120,000
12.5%
Ely
1
5
-80%
$117,000
$285,000
-58.9%
Hiawatha
7
6
16.7%
$104,000
$122,413.50
-15%

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