Council Bluffs, Iowa Houses for Sale

Council Bluffs is located in the southwestern part of the state of Iowa and nd a city and seat of Pottawattamie County and sits along the Missouri River which is just across In 1804, the Lewis and Clark Expedition also passed by the area and has held consultations with the Indian tribes Oto and Missouri at the Council Hill or Council Bluff. A monument was then created to commemorate the meeting that was held. There were a number of trading posts that were established at the site, which is along the riverbank. The area was then settled by the Mormons and was named Miller’s Hollow and Council Point in 1846. The community was later renamed to Kanesville after Colonel Thomas Kanes, who helped the Mormons during their migration stage in the area.

Council Bluffs, IA Prices for Houses for Sale

274,400 +21%
247,338 +26%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Council Bluffs Homes for Purchase

52 -14%
92 -28%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

25 +15%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 115  
Police Civilians 19  
Total Arrests 1,871 (2020)
Total Incidents 5,351 (2020)
CrimeScore 50.75  
National Rank 4198th  
Statewide Rank 126th  

Local Statistics

Population 62,216 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,758 (14.59%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 17
Assault Offenses 869
Bribery 1
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 417
Counterfeiting/Forgery 233
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 790
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 716
Embezzlement 5
Extortion/Blackmail 1
Fraud Offenses 62
Kidnapping/Abduction 15
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,187
Motor Vehicle Theft 445
Pornography/Obscene Material 2
Robbery 69
Sex Offenses 44
Stolen Property Offenses 78
Weapon Law Violations 49

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