Why is it Great to Live in Altoona, IA?

Discover the Activities, Entertainment and Advantages of Living in Altoona

Altoona, Iowa Location

Conveniently located just off I-80 and Highway 65, Altoona is the perfect blend of urban and rural. With a population just over 18,000, the community has a small-town feel in close proximity to convenient shopping, entertainment and metropolitan attractions. Paired with a strong, Iowa educational system, Altoona is a desirable location for many central Iowans. 

Altoona, Iowa Schools

Altoona is a part of the Southeast Polk Community School District, one of the finest, and largest (14th) in the state of Iowa and one of the fastest growing. The district has nine elementary schools, one junior high and one high school.

Altoona, Iowa Community

From Adventureland Amusement Park to Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Altoona has a host of activities for people of all ages. Residents have plenty of amenities at their fingertips with retail locations, including Bass Pro Shops, Target, Lowe’s, grocery stores, clothing and salon options and more. As an added bonus, the town is only a few miles from downtown Des Moines.

Employment opportunities in the growing community are endless with a new Facebook data center, Prairie Meadows, Kent Feeds, Iowa Cold Storage LLC, Ziegler Inc. and more.

Contact Ankeny Real Estate Group to learn more about homes available in Altoona.

Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Altoona, IA.

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Altoona July 4, 2022
91
Listed
91
Avg. DOM
$223.53
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$350,900
Med. List Price
91 Properties
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4
Beds
1
Baths
960
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
4
Days on Site
655401
MLS
Come take a look at this charming four bedroom, one bath ranch home in the heart of Altoona! It features tons of upgrades, a fully fenced-in backyard, a huge concrete patio addition, and an oversized...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,214
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
4
Days on Site
655408
MLS
NOTE: This is a 2nd Floor Unit!
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,014
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
4
Days on Site
655409
MLS
Very well maintained 2 bed 2 bath ground level condo. Updates within the last 3 years include: new water heater, new flooring, paint, stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the open area living room...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,706
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
4
Days on Site
655366
MLS
Location, Location, Location! Meticulously cared for 4BR 3BA home. Welcoming entry leading to your spacious kitchen with ample
cabinets, center island, granite counters, and pantry. Kitchen opens...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,048
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
5
Days on Site
655272
MLS
Don't miss out! Located in Country Cove in Altoona, this 4BR/3.5BA is ready for your family to call it HOME. Take in this stunning 2-story home's curb appeal complete with covered front porch and...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,697
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
655268
MLS
You will LOVE the new 3 Car garage Lolo Plan by Jerry's Homes! The impressive great room w/ 9ft. ceilings feel as light and bright as a sunroom! A spacious dining area opens up to the deck. The large...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,566
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
655269
MLS
Jerry's popular 3 BR Cedar plan, offers over 1500 sqft. Enjoy durable hard surface flooring throughout the open concept main level. The white kitchen boasts quartz countertops, stainless appliances...
5
Beds
2F21/2
Baths
1,850
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
6
Days on Site
655235
MLS
Welcome home to this lovingly maintained Regency resale in the highly sought after neighborhood of Ironwood! As you walk in, you're greeted by a nice formal entry and dining room. Continue into the...
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
976
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
6
Days on Site
655212
MLS
Welcome home to this immaculate second floor 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo. It offers an on suite master bedroom with a walk in closet and laundry. The main living area offers vaulted ceilings, a...
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
2,472
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
7
Days on Site
655156
MLS
Over 2500 sq foot of an entertainers dream home on nearly one acre. This home greets you with stunning landscaping including a waterfall. The open concept main level features a custom Amish...
6
Beds
2F13/411/2
Baths
1,814
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
8
Days on Site
654727
MLS
Berkey Home Builders does it again! This modern & spacious walkout ranch includes over 3200 SF featuring 6 beds, 4 baths & 3 car garage. Sitting on a quiet cul-de-sac, this open-concept living plan...
3
Beds
1
Baths
821
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
8
Days on Site
655019
MLS
This 3 bedroom, split foyer in the heart of Altoona is ready for its new owners. This home has a great space upstairs and another space for the family room and laundry in the basement. Home sits on a...