Laurens, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 712 housing units in Laurens. This represents a 0.6% decline from 716 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 712 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Laurens is about 78.5%. Laurens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.9%. Average household size is 2.14 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Laurens were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom8.70%
Two Bedrooms33.70%
Three Bedrooms41.70%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more0.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$47,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.84
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$175

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan3.30%
Simple Mortgage44.10%
Debt Free46.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs12.9%