April: Urbandale (Polk County) experienced a 16.7% increase in median home prices

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The median sale price of a home sold in April in Urbandale in Polk County rose by $40,000 while total sales decreased by 8.6 percent, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April, there were 53 homes sold, with a median sale price of $280,000 - a 16.7 percent increase over the $240,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 58 homes sold in Urbandale in April 2021.

The median sales tax in Urbandale for the most recent year with available data, 2017, was $3,646, approximately 1.3 percent of the median home sale price for April.

The following table compares Urbandale to other Polk County cities with similar median sale prices in April:

CityApril 2022 Home SalesApril 2021 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)April 2022 Median Sales PriceApril 2021 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Polk City312-75$317,250$322,450-1.6
West Des Moines5475-28$270,500$240,00012.7
Pleasant Hill238187.5$260,000$244,0006.6
Windsor Heights1016-37.5$230,000$226,7501.4
* This story only considers sales data for the part of Urbandale that is in Polk County.

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