Johnston, Iowa 

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Population

20,172

+28.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$94,821

Median Home Price

$275,900

Best Places to Live in Johnston, Iowa

Capital city - Just south of geographic center of Iowa. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Johnston, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Capital city amenities
-Stable economy
Cons
-Entertainment
-Air service
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Johnston
 $375,000 
8704 Highland Oaks Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 1524 SqFt
 $238,000 
6790 NW 54th Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1600 SqFt
 $219,500 
5204 NW 63rd Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 969 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Des Moines-West Des Moines Metro Area

As the cultural and economic heart of Iowa, Des Moines is headquarters to nearly 60 companies and most notably a center for the insurance industry as well as many agriculture-related businesses. Many characterize it as a “gentle” big city, retaining a small-town feel with larger-city amenities, but some also complain of a lack of entertainment and nightlife. It is quintessentially Midwestern with a clean but plain downtown with mostly rectangular tree-lined streets.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Johnston
Zip Codes: 50131
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 963 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Johnston is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Johnston jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Johnston's cost of living is 0.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Johnston's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Polk county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Johnston's population is 20,172 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 28.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Johnston is $275,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Johnston public schools spend $11,485 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Johnston. More Education


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Housing Market in Johnston

It's a good time to buy in Johnston. Home Appreciation is up 3.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Johnston Real Estate

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Reviews for Johnston   2 Reviews
Great Schools - 10/21/2019
Strong National Guard presence and very family-friendly. The library is the best one that I've ever visited. We moved here for the Army two years ago and will be leaving... Read More

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the cost of living - 10/3/2009
Everyone here is rich. Really, really,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN JOHNSTON, IOWA
50131

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NEW LISTINGS IN JOHNSTON
$375,000
8704 Highland Oaks Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$238,000
6790 NW 54th Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$219,500
5204 NW 63rd Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$310,000
8536 Long Meadow Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$350,000
6473 N Winwood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$424,900
9709 Marnewood Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$325,000
6676 River Bend Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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