Home prices decreased in Grimes (Polk County) during January 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2021 in Grimes in Polk County fell by $31,900 while total sales increased by 57.9%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2021, there were 30 homes sold, with a median sale price of $228,000 - a 12.3% decrease over the $259,900 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 19 homes sold in Grimes in January 2020.

The median sales tax in Grimes for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,754, approximately 1.6% of the median home sale price for January 2021.

The following table compares Grimes 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%
* This story only considers sales data for the part of Grimes that is in Polk County.

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