Pricing for the median home in Ankeny increased during August 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in August 2021 in Ankeny rose by $14,500 while total sales decreased by 13.1%, according to

In August 2021, there were 186 homes sold, with a median sale price of $264,500 - a 5.8% increase over the $250,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 214 homes sold in Ankeny in August 2020.

The median sales tax in Ankeny for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,836, approximately 1.5% of the median home sale price for August 2021.

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

CityAug. 2021 Home SalesAug. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Aug. 2021 Median Sales PriceAug. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Pleasant Hill342536%$255,000$238,0007.1%
West Des Moines100102-2%$253,000$233,7508.2%
Windsor Heights191090%$235,000$235,250-0.1%

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