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 February 28, 2024
95
Listed
95
Avg. DOM
$234.48
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$359,990
Med. List Price
95 Properties
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3
Beds
3
Baths
1,460
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
2
Days on Site
690047
MLS
2
Beds
1
Baths
933
Sq.Ft.
1870
Year Built
2
Days on Site
690046
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,620
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
2
Days on Site
690090
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,742
Sq.Ft.
2024
Year Built
2
Days on Site
690091
MLS
4
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,561
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
2
Days on Site
689858
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
1,584
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
2
Days on Site
690092
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,442
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
3
Days on Site
689936
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,417
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
689897
MLS
3
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,641
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
689893
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,314
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
689895
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,319
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
689894
MLS
2
Beds
1F13/4
Baths
1,232
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
4
Days on Site
689896
MLS