Anamosa, IA


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Anamosa, IA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Anamosa Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,469, 1,882 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $115,847, house prices in Anamosa are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Anamosa, accounting for 56.62% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Anamosa include mobile homes or trailers ( 14.40%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.89%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.37%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Anamosa are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 49.94% owning and 50.06% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Anamosa built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Anamosa built before 1939 ( 24.31%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 22.13%). There's also some housing in Anamosa built between 2000 and later ( 14.40%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Anamosa. Fully 12.87% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Anamosa homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Anamosa real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Anamosa Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Anamosa have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 6.16%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Anamosa house appreciation rate of 0.60%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Anamosa's appreciation rate, at 4.38%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Anamosa's appreciation rate has been 0.60%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.41%.

Relative to Iowa, our data show that Anamosa's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Iowa.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,058,000 0.8
$793,001 - $1,058,000 0.3
$529,001 - $793,000 0.0
$423,001 - $529,000 0.9
$317,001 - $423,000 1.2
$212,001 - $317,000 10.8
$106,001 - $212,000 44.1
$53,001 - $106,000 35.0
$0 - $53,000 6.9

Average for IA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
67.7956170162897 58.5185185185185

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Anamosa Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
28.41% 1.46% 2 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$825 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 49.94
Renters 50.06
Vacant 12.87

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 14.4
1970 - 1999 39.2
1940 - 1969 22.1
1939 or Older 24.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 56.6
Townhomes 4.7
Small Apt. Buildings 13.9
Apt. Complexes 10.4
Mobile Homes 14.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.64
1 Bedroom 9.72
2 Bedrooms 32.50
3 Bedrooms 42.92
4 Bedrooms 8.70
5 or more bedrooms 3.52

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Zip Codes in Anamosa, IA