Ankeny home prices rise in the first quarter of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the first quarter of 2020 in Ankeny rose by $11,810 while total sales decreased by 11.5%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From January through March of 2020, there were 277 homes sold, with a median sale price of $243,900 - a 5.1% increase over the $232,090 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 313 homes sold in Ankeny in the first quarter of 2019.

The median sales tax in Ankeny for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,836, approximately 1.6% of the median home sale price for the first quarter of 2020.

The following table compares Ankeny to other Polk County cities with similar median sales prices in the first quarter of 2020:

CityJan. - Mar. 2020 Home SalesJan. - Mar. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. - Mar. 2020 Median Sales PriceJan. - Mar. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Alleman110%$270,000$65,000315.4%
Runnells660%$268,500$253,4505.9%
Clive392744.4%$260,000$225,00015.6%
Grimes65641.6%$255,000$236,2507.9%
Johnston696113.1%$254,000$277,000-8.3%
Ankeny277313-11.5%$243,900$232,0905.1%
Polk City423040%$236,450$193,50022.2%
Urbandale106115-7.8%$220,250$225,000-2.1%
Pleasant Hill474211.9%$218,780$218,7500%
Altoona715431.5%$212,900$217,000-1.9%
Mitchellville11683.3%$209,000$161,25029.6%

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