Ottumwa, Iowa 

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Population

24,705

-0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

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June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Ottumwa, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Ottumwa, IA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Wapello County
Metro Area: Ottumwa Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Ottumwa
Zip Codes: 52501


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ottumwa is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ottumwa jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ottumwa's cost of living is 27.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ottumwa's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wapello county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.9% to 37.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ottumwa's population is 24,705 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ottumwa is Real Estate: $71,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.7%.

SCHOOLS
Ottumwa public schools spend $12,041 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Ottumwa. More Education



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Housing Market in Ottumwa

It's a good time to buy in Ottumwa. Home Appreciation is up 3.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Ottumwa is $71,000.

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Reviews for Ottumwa   5 Reviews
Drug & Theft - 7/30/2013
Ottumwa has a seemingly high rate of theft-related crimes as well as drug use which I'm sure correlates to the incidences of assault. For a community of 20-30,000, the... Read More

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No Culture..... - 9/10/2009
ottumwa, Iowa has no diverse culture. It is not very open especially when it comes to branching out to new ideas of others culture...The idea of culture here is the pro... Read More

Ottumwa - Pros/Cons - 3/16/2008
Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing 2. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. High crime rate 2. Very poor school system 3. Economically depressed 4.... Read More


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