Belle Plaine, Iowa 

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Population

2,546

-2.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Best Places to Live in Belle Plaine, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Belle Plaine, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Belle Plaine
 $85,000 
1306 8th Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1620 SqFt
 $25,000 
705 10th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1036 SqFt
 $120,000 
1514 3rd Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1236 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Belle Plaine
Zip Codes: 52208
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Belle Plaine is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Belle Plaine jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Belle Plaine's cost of living is 23.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Belle Plaine's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Belle Plaine, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Benton county voted Republican in the two most recent Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in the previous three. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Belle Plaine's population is 2,546 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Belle Plaine is $81,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Belle Plaine public schools spend $10,372 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Belle Plaine. More Education


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Housing Market in Belle Plaine

It's a good time to buy in Belle Plaine. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Belle Plaine Real Estate

The median home price in Belle Plaine is $81,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Belle Plaine   1 Reviews
Retirement - Small Town Living is more Affordable - 10/22/2008
My husband and I were ready to retire. The problem was that we knew we could no longer afford property taxes in Waterloo, Iowa when we retired as we had very little... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN BELLE PLAINE
$85,000
1306 8th Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$25,000
705 10th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$120,000
1514 3rd Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$92,000
804 2nd Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$98,500
609 5th Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$118,900
412 13th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$107,000
1502 Sunset Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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