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There are 460 USDA backed residential loans in Johnson county with an average loan balance of $155,562. Over 74% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $154,571. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,358 SqFt. Johnson county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Johnson County is roughly 1,615 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in Johnson cover 151 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 9.4% of Johnson County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. The influence score for Johnson County is 2. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Amish   •   Coralville   •   Cosgrove   •   Cou Falls   •   Elmira   •   *Frytown   •   *Hills   •   Iowa City   •   *Lone Tree   •   Morse   •   Newport   •   *North Liberty   •   Oakdale   •   Oasis   •   *Oxford   •   Sharon Center   •   *Shueyville   •   *Solon   •   Sutliff   •   *Swisher   •   *Tiffin   •   Twin View Heights   •   University Heights   •   Windham

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Johnson County.

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Johnson County is located in the southeastern part of the great state of Iowa. Established on December 21, 1837, it was named in honor of Richard Mentor Johnson, the ninth vice president of the United States. The county has a rich history, encompassing several historical events and developments. Iowa City, the county seat, served as the capital of the Iowa Territory between 1838 and 1841, and later as the capital of the State of Iowa until 1857.

The Old Capitol Building, situated in the heart of downtown Iowa City, was the site of the initial drafting of the Iowa Constitution in 1846. The building is now a National Historic Landmark and serves as a museum. The University of Iowa, established in 1847, also calls Iowa City home, and annually draws thousands of students from across the country and around the world.

Johnson County played a significant role in the Underground Railroad during the 19th century, aiding fugitives who escaped from slavery. Some residents, known as "conductors," helped an estimated 1,000 fugitive slaves to find freedom.

A fun fact about Johnson County is that, in 2004, it was the first county in Iowa to legalize same-sex marriage when a local judge ruled that denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples was a violation of the Iowa Constitution. This ruling, however, was quickly stayed, and it wasn't until 2009 that the Iowa Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage statewide.


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