Altoona Real Estate

    About Altoona, Iowa

    Conveniently located just off I-80 and Highway 65, Altoona is the perfect blend of urban and rural. With a population just over 15,000, the community has a small-town feel in close proximity to convenient shopping, entertainment and metropolitan attractions. Paired with a strong, Iowa education, Altoona is a desirable location for many central Iowans.

    From Adventureland Amusement Park to Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Altoona has a host of activities for people of all ages. Residents have plenty of amenities at their fingertips with retail locations, including Bass Pro Shops, Target, Lowe’s, grocery stores, clothing and salon options and more. As an added bonus, the town is only a few miles from downtown Des Moines.

    Altoona is a part of the Southeast Polk Community School District, one of the finest 4-A systems in the state of Iowa and one of the fastest growing. The town is home to four of the eight elementary schools in the district: Altoona, Centennial, Clay and Willowbrook.

    Employment opportunities in the growing community are endless with a new Facebook data center, Prairie Meadows, Kent Feeds, Iowa Cold Storage LLC, Ziegler Inc. and more.

    Contact the Colin Panzi Real Estate Team to learn more about homes available in Altoona.