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Housing in Pottawattamie County

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Source: US Census Bureau - ACS 5 Yr 2021

Almost half of renters in the United States pay 1/3 or more of their monthly income for rent (third column above). Compare that with rent in Pottawattamie County and Iowa in the first two columns. The optimal rent to household income ratio is 25% to 28% or less. When you pay more than 30% of your income towards rent, your ability to pay for food, transportation, health care, education, and savings becomes increasingly difficult.
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Towns Near Council Bluffs

City
County
State
Miles
Pottawattamie
IA
0.0 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
4.6 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
9.4 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
10.9 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
13.8 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
15.6 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
15.9 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
18.5 mi.
Harrison
IA
23.0 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
23.2 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
23.2 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
26.3 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
26.4 mi.
Harrison
IA
27.8 mi.
Harrison
IA
28.0 mi.
Harrison
IA
28.5 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
29.4 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
30.4 mi.
Harrison
IA
31.8 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
32.0 mi.
Harrison
IA
33.6 mi.
Shelby
IA
33.7 mi.
Shelby
IA
34.4 mi.
Harrison
IA
36.0 mi.
Pottawattamie
IA
37.6 mi.
Shelby
IA
39.8 mi.
Harrison
IA
40.6 mi.
Shelby
IA
40.8 mi.
Harrison
IA
40.8 mi.
Shelby
IA
41.9 mi.
Harrison
IA
45.3 mi.
Shelby
IA
45.3 mi.
Shelby
IA
46.7 mi.
Shelby
IA
47.9 mi.
Shelby
IA
48.2 mi.
Shelby
IA
51.5 mi.

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