Johnston, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,456 housing units in Johnston. This represents a 83.7% growth from 1,881 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,177 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 279 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Johnston is about 74%. Johnston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.8%. Average household size is 2.63 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Johnston were built after 1989.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms23.80%
Three Bedrooms33.60%
Four Bedrooms27.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.92
Median year structure was built1991
Median Value of occupied units$188,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$121,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.79
Median year structure was built1984
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$700

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.90%
Second Mortgage8.40%
Home Equity Loan13.60%
Simple Mortgage58.30%
Debt Free18.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17%