Median home prices in Polk City fell to $228,000 in January 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2021 in Polk City fell by $54,750 while total sales decreased by 31.3%, according to

In January 2021, there were 11 homes sold, with a median sale price of $228,000 - a 19.4% decrease over the $282,750 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 16 homes sold in Polk City in January 2020.

The median sales tax in Polk City for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,800, approximately 1.7% of the median home sale price for January 2021.

The following table compares Polk City to other Polk County cities with similar median sale prices in January 2021:

CityJan. 2021 Home SalesJan. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. 2021 Median Sales PriceJan. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
West Des Moines615022%$242,000$220,5009.8%
Polk City1116-31.3%$228,000$282,750-19.4%
Pleasant Hill161414.3%$192,500$222,000-13.3%
Windsor Heights83166.7%$185,500$192,500-3.6%
Des Moines2952805.4%$150,000$130,75014.7%

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