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Elma, IA Real Estate

Elma, Iowa is located in Howard County. Nearby cities and towns include Alta Vista, North Washington, Colwell, Riceville, New Haven, Bassett, New Hampton, Ionia, McIntire, Lime Springs, Little Cedar, Orchard, Floyd, Charles City, Chester, Protivin, Cresco, Lawler, Le Roy, Osage, Meyer, Nashua, Stacyville, Jackson Junction, Mitchell, Ridgeway, Fredericksburg, Taopi, Roseville, Waucoma, Spillville, and Rudd. Elma is a rural community with a population of 556. The median household income is $36,832. In Elma, 72% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 23% of the households. Half the population of Elma commutes 20 minutes or less to work, with 60% of residents holding white collar jobs and 40% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Elma, IA is 58 years, with 67% of those homes owned, 20% rented, and 13% not occupied.

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Elma offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school.

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Elma, IA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Elma, IA
  • 28% Single
  • 72% Married
  • 45% Single
  • 55% Married

Male VS. Female

Elma, IA
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Elma, IA

  • 42
  • 39
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  • Iowa

Average Age of Homes in Elma, IA

  • 58
  • 41
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  • Iowa

Vacant Homes in Elma, IA

  • 13%
  • 9%
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  • Iowa

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $44,361
  • $62,861
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  • Iowa

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Elma, IA
  • 67% Owned
  • 20% Rented
  • 64% Owned
  • 27% Rented