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Harlan, IA Real Estate

Harlan, Iowa is located in Shelby County. Nearby cities and towns include Corley, Westphalia, Kirkman, Tennant, Jacksonville, Panama, Portsmouth, Earling, Avoca, Irwin, Shelby, Defiance, Walnut, Kimballton, Persia, Elk Horn, Minden, Manilla, Marne, Hancock, Buck Grove, Dunlap, Neola, Woodbine, Aspinwall, Audubon, Dow City, Brayton, Arion, Gray, Manning, Exira, Atlantic, Oakland, Logan, and Bentley. Harlan is a suburban community with a population of 5,077. The median household income is $42,127. In Harlan, 61% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 28% of the households. Half the population of Harlan commutes 8 minutes or less to work, with 63% of residents holding white collar jobs and 37% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Harlan, IA is 44 years, with 68% of those homes owned, 24% rented, and 8% not occupied. In the previous year, 73 Harlan properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Harlan in the previous year was $95,427.

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Harlan offers a range of educational opportunities with 2 elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

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Harlan, IA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Harlan, IA
  • 39% Single
  • 61% Married
  • 45% Single
  • 55% Married

Male VS. Female

Harlan, IA
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Harlan, IA

  • 42
  • 39
  • Harlan, IA
  • Iowa

Average Age of Homes in Harlan, IA

  • 44
  • 41
  • Harlan, IA
  • Iowa

Vacant Homes in Harlan, IA

  • 8%
  • 9%
  • Harlan, IA
  • Iowa

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $59,591
  • $62,861
  • Harlan, IA
  • Iowa

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Harlan, IA
  • 68% Owned
  • 24% Rented
  • 64% Owned
  • 27% Rented