Marion home prices rise in October 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in October 2020 in Marion rose by $22,100 while total sales increased by 19.7%, according to

In October 2020, there were 79 homes sold, with a median sale price of $206,000 - a 12% increase over the $183,900 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 66 homes sold in Marion in October 2019.

The median sales tax in Marion for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,258, approximately 1.6% of the median home sale price for October 2020.

The following table compares Marion to other Linn County cities with similar median sales prices in October 2020:

CityOct. 2020 Home SalesOct. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Oct. 2020 Median Sales PriceOct. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Mount Vernon68-25%$243,200$196,75023.6%
Center Point69-33.3%$225,000$190,00018.4%
Cedar Rapids169212-20.3%$145,000$142,0002.1%
Central City23-33.3%$104,500$250,000-58.2%

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