Compare: Merle Hay vs Polk County

Home Values in Merle Hay and Polk County

Merle Hay
vsPolk County
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Zillow Home Value Index
Mid-point of Zestimate valuations for Merle Hay. Half the Zestimates are above this number and half are below it.
1-Year Change+5.4%vs+4.0%
Median List Price$119,900vs$154,900
Median Sale Price$127,200vs$164,200
Merle Hay, Des Moines tends to be less expensive for home buyers than Polk County, IA. During the last year, Merle Hay home values have risen by 5.4%, while Polk County home values have risen by 4.0%. The median sale price in Merle Hay is $127,200, but the median listing price was $119,900, a 6.1% increase. Meanwhile in Polk County, the median selling price is $164,200, and the starting price had a median of $154,900, a 6.0% increase.

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Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA

Map of Merle Hay, Des Moines, IA
Merle Hay is a neighborhood in Des Moines, IA with a population of 9,906. The median household income is $44,115.

Polk county, IA

Map of Polk county, IA
Polk is a county in Des Moines Metro with a population of 411,995.