Story City, Iowa 

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Population

3,412

+0.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

1.6%

Median Income

$52,750

Median Home Price

$173,700

Best Places to Live in Story City, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Story City, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Story City
 $192,000 
914 Washington St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1872 SqFt
 $189,900 
206 Park Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1525 SqFt
 $144,900 
507 8th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1144 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Story City
Zip Codes: 50248
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Story City is 1.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Story City jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Story City's cost of living is 12.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Story City's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Story City's population is 3,412 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Story City is $173,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Story City public schools spend $9,455 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Story City. More Education


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50248

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NEW LISTINGS IN STORY CITY
$192,000
914 Washington St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$189,900
206 Park Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$144,900
507 8th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$40,000
311 Park Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$146,900
916 Elm Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$439,500
1312 Jacobson Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$215,000
52577 110th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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