Dow City, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 243 housing units in Dow City. This represents a 12.5% growth from 216 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 243 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dow City is about 70.8%. Dow City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.9%. Average household size is 2.1 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dow City were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom3.70%
Two Bedrooms34.60%
Three Bedrooms42.40%
Four Bedrooms13.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.21
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$40,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.83
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$275

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.10%
Home Equity Loan6.30%
Simple Mortgage23.60%
Debt Free66.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs11.1%