Blairstown, Iowa 

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Population

653

-0.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$47,000

Median Home Price

$142,000

Median Age

35.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 4.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Blairstown, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Blairstown, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Iowa
County: Benton County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
City: Blairstown
Zip Codes: 52209
Cost of Living: -15.0% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level
Blairstown, IA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Entertainment
Recent job weakness
Harsh winters


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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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blairstown is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blairstown jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blairstown's cost of living is 15.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blairstown's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Benton county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.8% to 35.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blairstown's population is 653 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blairstown is Real Estate: $142,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.

SCHOOLS
Blairstown public schools spend $12,713 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Blairstown. More Education



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Housing Market in Blairstown

It's a good time to buy in Blairstown. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Blairstown is $142,000.
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