Council Bluffs, Iowa 

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Population

62,317

+1.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$45,204

Median Home Price

$128,400

Best Places to Live in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Mid-sized-city complex - Extreme eastern Nebraska along Missouri River at Iowa border. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Council Bluffs, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Stable economy
Cost of living
Arts and culture
Cons
Entertainment
Outdoor recreation
Harsh winters
 $318,500 
714 Redwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2640 SqFt
 $340,910 
1784 Blackthorn St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2769 SqFt
 $79,900 
209 12th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1301 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro Area

This metropolitan area includes Omaha, Nebraska’s largest city, and Council Bluffs, a more industrial city on the Iowa bank of the Missouri River. As a gateway to the Great Plains, Omaha is historically a world-class livestock, meat packing, and grain-shipping city. The city has always been a gateway and transportation center, starting with the Lewis and Clark expedition and later as the eastern terminus of the transcontinental Union Pacific Railroad. Today the city’s diverse economy includes food production and insurance- Mutual of Omaha, ConAgra, and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Company have headquarters here. Led by Mr. Buffett, Omaha reportedly has more millionaires per capita than any other U.S. city.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Council Bluffs
Zip Codes: 51503 51501
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 982 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Council Bluffs is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Council Bluffs jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Council Bluffs's cost of living is 15.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Council Bluffs's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Pottawattamie county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Council Bluffs's population is 62,317 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Council Bluffs is $128,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Council Bluffs public schools spend $12,546 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Council Bluffs. More Education



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Housing Market in Council Bluffs

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Reviews for Council Bluffs   3 Reviews
Hidden Gem - 1/16/2016
Quietly over the years this community has taken untold amounts of riverfront casino tax dollars and converted them into hundreds and hundreds of community improvement... Read More

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low - 3/12/2010
here in council bluffs iowa, we have low crime rate. There have been an increase in shopping areas in the last 2 years and lots of new resturants and three casinos. It... Read More

Negative people have negative visions. - 5/20/2007
It's been a few years since I lived in CB, but we visit there several times a year. I was surprised to learn that the grain elevators and casinos were moved to the... Read More


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51503 51501

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NEW LISTINGS IN COUNCIL BLUFFS
$318,500
714 Redwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$340,910
1784 Blackthorn St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$79,900
209 12th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$324,620
3 Balsam St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$199,900
5404 Hardings Landing Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$370,000
1070 Deveron
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$398,107
4 Bayberry Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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