Southeast Polk, Including Altoona & Pleasant Hill


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Southeast Polk September 29, 2022
249
Listed
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Avg. DOM
$227.29
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$344,900
Med. List Price
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About Altoona

Altoona sits at the crossroads of America’s busiest interstates and provides residents and visitors thrills and spills, live concerts, freshwater aquariums and more. Altoona is known as an entertainment center in the region, with Adventureland amusement park, Bass Pro Shops and Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack and Hotel in addition to a host of great restaurants, trails, community events and the Outlets of Des Moines. This vibrant city has contagious community pride, locally owned businesses, music in the parks and more for everyone. The community is dedicated to education, business, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Population
20,535 (2022 estimate)
14,541 (2010)

Other Facts About Altoona:
Median Age: 36.7
Median Household Income: $79,482
Median Home Value: $199,600

Schools

Southeast Polk Community School District
407 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-4294

6,639 Students
8 Elementary Schools (4 in Altoona)
1 Intermediate School
1 Junior High School
1 High School

Commuting
Downtown Des Moines: 13.2 Miles
West Des Moines: 21.6 Miles
Ankeny: 13.1 Miles
Ames: 36.6 Miles

City Government
900 Venbury Dr., Ste A, Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-5136

Police
515-967-5132

Parks and Recreation

The Campus: 1500 8th St SW
515-967-0788

Campus Hours: Monday – Thursday | 5am – 8pm
Friday | 5am – 6pm
Saturday | 7am – 4pm
Sunday | 9am-4pm

State-of-the-art workout equipment and a comfortable environment to encourage fitness and fun for all ages and abilities. Affordable packages for unlimited childcare during your workout, Kids Klub before/after school programs, and school break camps; perrsonal training, group training, classes, programs, and sports leagues for all ages: swimming, cardio and weight-training areas and equipment, gymnasium space, handball/racquetball courts, and youth facilities

Facilities: 25-yard; 6-lane swimming pool; whirlpool/spa; 2-court Gymnasium; Treadwall; Weightroom with 12 individual Cybex stations, 2 modular, free weights; stair machines, Life cycles, Airdynes, Hikers, Rowing Machine; Treadmills; Youth Weight Equipment; locker rooms; Classroom/Meeting room; Community room with kitchen facilities; Child Care; Personal Trainers.

Classes: More than 90 free classes and programs for all ages and fitness levels, from absolute beginner to seasoned enthusiast. Whether you want to build strength, work up a sweat, or gain flexibility, there’s a class for you including:
Specialty classes like Zumba, cycling, boxing, yoga, and more
Multi-week bootcamps, training clinics, and organized sports leagues
Fun kids’ fitness programs like tumbling, swim lessons, Ninja Warrior, flag football, and track

Aquatics Park
1200 Venbury Dr
515-967-6988

Open June 4-August 21, 2022

Monday – Friday: Noon – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 6pm

Includes zero edge pool, slides, diving boards, a sand play area, speed slide, loop-de-loop slide, lap lanes, concession stand and family dressing room.

Skate Park
1000 Venbury Dr
Features stairs, moguls, a double hump box, and plenty of other challenges for novice and skilled skaters!

Library
Altoona Public Library
700 8th St SW
515-967-3881
Sun: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Mon - Thurs: 9:00am to 9:00pm
Fri and Sat: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Garbage/Recycling
Solid Waste/Recycling: Metro Waste Authority 515-964-5229
Recycling: Waste Management 866-909-4458

Utilities
The city bills for water, sewer, stormwater, garbage, and recycling on each monthly bill for residential customers.
Water 515-630-6988

Altoona Chamber of Commerce
119 2nd St SE, Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-3366

About Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill is a young and vibrant community with rapid growth. Incorporated in 1956, the City now has more than 10,064 residents. Residents have the option between two school districts, Des Moines Public Schools and Southeast Polk Community School District. The City resides at the intersection of US Highway 65 bypass and Iowa Highway 163, while Interstate 80 and Interstate 35 offer easy access to the rest of the metro. The City has improved trail access, which allows residents access to city services without a motorized vehicle. The City has also implemented a Complete Streets policy, which enables safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit riders.

Population
10,860 (2021)
8,785 (2010)

Other Facts About Pleasant Hill:
Median Age: 38.5
Median Household Income: $74,612
Median Home Value: $215,500

Schools

Southeast Polk Community School District
407 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-4294

6,639 Students
8 Elementary Schools (including 1 in Plesant Hill)
1 Intermediate School
1 Junior High School
1 High School

Commuting
Downtown Des Moines: 6.2 Miles
West Des Moines: 17.8 Miles
Ankeny: 16.3 Miles
Ames: 39.9 Miles

City Government
5160 Maple Drive, Suite A, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-262-9368

Police
6875 Martha L Miller Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-265-1444

Parks and Recreation
5050 Doanes Park Rd, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-262-9368

Doanes Sports Fields (4 ball fields)
4900 Doanes Park, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Doanes Park Youth Center
5050 Doanes Park Road, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-262-9368
Features: 2,800 square foot open space, fireplace, full kitchen, small meeting room, wireless internet, chairs and tables

7 Parks
Shelters available at Copper Creek Lake Park (4390 E. University Ave, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327), Sunrise Park (5415 E. Oakwood Dr., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327) and Oak Hill Park (2115 Copper Wynd Dr., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327)

Library
Pleasant Hill Public Library
5151 Maple Dr., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-266-7815
Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Garbage/Recycling
Solid Waste/Recycling: Metro Waste Authority 515-964-5229
Recycling: Waste Management 866-909-4458

Utilities
Gas and Electricity: MidAmerican Energy 888-427-5632
Garbage and Recycling: Metro Waste Authority 515-283-8700

Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
5160 Maple Dr suite c, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-261-0466