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Home Value Estimator For Fort Dodge, IA

There are currently 10,616 real estate properties in Fort Dodge, IA, with a median automated valuation model (AVM) price of $113,400.00. What is an AVM? It is a smart computer program that analyzes and predicts the approximate value of a home, property or land in Fort Dodge, IA, based on current market trends, comparable real estate sales nearby, historical data and, of course, property features, among other variables. These automated home estimates are often very helpful, providing buyers and sellers with a better idea of a home’s value ahead of the negotiation process. For example, the average home price in Fort Dodge, IA, is $145,620.00, with the most expensive house in Fort Dodge, IA, topping out at $13,907,700.00 and the cheapest home in Fort Dodge, IA, clocking in at $15,400.00. In other words, there’s something for every potential homebuyer or savvy investor in Fort Dodge, IA!

Rent Prices In Fort Dodge, IA

With the expiration of certain local, state and federal housing-related restrictions and mandated programs, the rental market in Fort Dodge, IA, is on a rollercoaster ride. The average rent price in Fort Dodge, IA, is $1,070.00. Indeed, when looking to rent in Fort Dodge, IA, you can expect to pay as little as $480.00 or as much as $1,940.00, with the average rent median estimated to be $1,030.00. The good news is that finding an affordable and desirable property to rent in Fort Dodge, IA -- whether it’s apartments, townhomes, condominiums or single-family homes -- is made easier with knowledge of the local market and, of course, a little patience.

Foreclosure Homes in Fort Dodge, IA

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Top Reasons To Live In Fort Dodge, IA In 2023

Fort Dodge is located in Webster, Iowa, with an estimated municipal population of 23,888 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Fort Dodge are located in the following zip code areas on 50501. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Fort Dodge is 574.

Cost Of Living In Fort Dodge, IA

So, about how much do homes cost in Fort Dodge? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Fort Dodge is 96,629. An estimated 60.8 percent of households in Fort Dodge own their homes, with an average family size of 2.87. The median household income in Fort Dodge is 40,886, with15.2 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Fort Dodge, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 14.4. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Fort Dodge? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Fort Dodge is 652, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Fort Dodge, Iowa

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Fort Dodge, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Fort Dodge is 36.3, split between 52.1 percent male versus 47.9 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Fort Dodge is 37.9, with an average family size of 2.87.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Fort Dodge is as follows:

White 87.4%
Black / African American 6.8%
Asian 1.9%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0.2%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2.1%
Other 1.6%

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The percentage of residents who report their age in Fort Dodge is as follows:

Under 10 11.8%
Aged 10-19 13.8%
20s 16%
30s 12.7%
40s 9.9%
50s 12.5%
60s 11.7%
70s 6%
80+ 5.5%

Best Schools In Fort Dodge, Iowa

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Fort Dodge with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Fort Dodge.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Fort Dodge, Iowa

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Fort Dodge is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Fort Dodge or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Fort Dodge is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Fort Dodge for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Fort Dodge:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Fort Dodge.

Reasons To Move To Fort Dodge, Iowa, In 2023

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Fort Dodge can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Fort Dodge, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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