Harlan, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,294 housing units in Harlan. This represents a 1.8% growth from 2,253 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,183 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 111 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Harlan is about 75.1%. Harlan's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 2.37 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Harlan were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms31%
Three Bedrooms39.40%
Four Bedrooms13.40%
Five Bedrooms or more3.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$75,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$51,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.78
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$271

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.80%
Home Equity Loan4.30%
Simple Mortgage44%
Debt Free45.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%