Grimes (Polk County) 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 Grimes in Polk County rose by $18,750 while total sales increased by 1.6%, according to

From January through March of 2020, there were 65 homes sold, with a median sale price of $255,000 - a 7.9% increase over the $236,250 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 64 homes sold in Grimes in the first quarter of 2019.

The median sales tax in Grimes for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,754, approximately 1.5% of the median home sale price for the first quarter of 2020.

The following table compares Grimes 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)
Polk City423040%$236,450$193,50022.2%
Pleasant Hill474211.9%$218,780$218,7500%
* This story only considers sales data for the part of Grimes that is in Polk County.

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