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There are 262 USDA backed residential loans in Jones county with an average loan balance of $89,911. Over 77% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $92,820. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,362 SqFt. Jones 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 Jones County is roughly 1,494 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Jones County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Amber   •   *Anamosa   •   Canton   •   *Center Junction   •   Clay Mills   •   Dales Ford   •   Ebys Mill   •   Edinburg   •   Fairview   •   Hale   •   Langworthy   •   *Martelle   •   McGargels Ford   •   *Monticello   •   *Morley   •   *Olin   •   *Onslow   •   *Oxford Junction   •   Oxford Mills   •   Scotch Grove   •   Springhole   •   *Stone City   •   Temple Hill   •   *Wyoming

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 Jones County.

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Jones County, located in the great state of Iowa, has a rich history dating back to its establishment on December 21, 1837. It was named in honor of George Wallace Jones, a prominent U.S. Senator and diplomat who played a critical role in the early development of the state. The county is situated in the eastern part of Iowa and has a total area of 577 square miles. The county seat is Anamosa, which is known for its beautiful historic architecture.

One of the first settlers in the area was John B. Siebenthaler, who claimed land near present-day Monticello in 1836. As more pioneers arrived, various settlements were established, including Edinburgh, Rome, Lexington, and Stone City. By the mid-1800s, the county's population grew steadily as the thriving agricultural economy attracted more settlers.

During the Civil War, Jones County residents played a significant role by enlisting in the Union Army to fight for the abolition of slavery. At the War's end, the county saw continued growth, and the railroads began to expand in the area, leading to further developments in agriculture, manufacturing, and trade.

One fun fact about Jones County is that it is home to the Grant Wood Scenic Byway, a picturesque route that winds through the county's landscape and showcases the inspiration for Grant Wood, the famous American artist who painted "American Gothic." The byway features historic locations, such as the house where Wood created some of his most famous works, and offers visitors a glimpse of the natural beauty that inspired one of America's most iconic artists.


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