Zearing, Iowa 

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Population

517

-0.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$56,563

Median Home Price

$151,600

Median Age

44.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Zearing, Iowa

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

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


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Zearing
Zip Codes: 50278
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Zearing is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Zearing jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Zearing's cost of living is 20.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Zearing's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Story county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.2% to 39.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Zearing's population is 517 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Zearing is Real Estate: $151,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.8%.

SCHOOLS
Zearing public schools spend $13,134 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Zearing. More Education



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Housing Market in Zearing

It's a good time to buy in Zearing. Home Appreciation is up 28.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Zearing is $151,600.

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