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Altoona Real Estate



Altoona is a growing community located just northeast of Des Moines and a part of Polk County. It is home to approximately 20,000 residents, and students are in the Southeast Polk school district.


Altoona is a residential city, with new neighborhood developments and apartment complexes in the works all the time. Altoona has one of the lowest city tax rates in the metro area. Also, it is just 20 minutes from Downtown Des Moines or Ankeny!


Altoona offers a variety of recreation and entertainment opportunities. Bike trails and parks are throughout the city, while the Altoona Campus & Aquatic Center are both centrally located. Altoona is also the home of Adventureland, Prairie Meadows Casino, the Outlets of Des Moines & Bass Pro Shops, Terrace Hills Golf Course, and a variety of restaurants and other shopping.

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