Kalona, Iowa 

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Population

2,560

+1.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$42,832

Median Home Price

$219,100

Median Age

38.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.5 / 4.8

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Kalona, Iowa

College town - Eastern Iowa along I-80. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Kalona, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: Iowa
County: Washington County
Metro Area: Iowa City Metro Area
City: Kalona
Zip Codes: 52247
Cost of Living: -4.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 708 ft above sea level

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Kalona, 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
College-town amenities
Diverse economy
Educated population
Cons
Harsh winters
Cost of housing
Outdoor recreation

What Bert Has To Say About Iowa City Metro Area

Once the capital of the state, Iowa City is both home to the University of Iowa and a livable city boasting a diverse cultural environment, attractive downtown, and historic campus buildings. True to college-town form, the area has the highest housing costs in the state and one of the highest levels of educational attainment in the country. The city is well-educated, progressive, active, and has a strong community feel. An assortment of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in a lively downtown and Iowa River riverfront setting anchored by a large pedestrian mall.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Kalona is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kalona jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Kalona's cost of living is 4.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Kalona's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Washington county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.3% to 38.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Kalona's population is 2,560 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Kalona is Real Estate: $219,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.

SCHOOLS
Kalona public schools spend $11,547 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Kalona. More Education



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Housing Market in Kalona

It's a good time to buy in Kalona. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Kalona is $219,100.
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Reviews for Kalona   1 Reviews
Grew up in Kalona - 4/5/2007
Kalona is a very small town with a big heart. As long as you belong to a church, and get involved with your church, you will get plugged in very quickly. The people... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN KALONA, IOWA
52247

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