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 May 19, 2024
115
Listed
83
Avg. DOM
$234.71
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$359,990
Med. List Price
115 Properties
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2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,397
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695426
MLS
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,184
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695482
MLS
5
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,707
Sq.Ft.
1875
Year Built
3
Days on Site
695507
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,668
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
6
Days on Site
695172
MLS
4
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,498
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
6
Days on Site
695277
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,498
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
6
Days on Site
695278
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,474
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
7
Days on Site
695202
MLS
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1,921
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
9
Days on Site
695089
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,390
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
9
Days on Site
695059
MLS
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,820
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
9
Days on Site
695117
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,724
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
11
Days on Site
694985
MLS
5
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,529
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
11
Days on Site
694990
MLS