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There are 162 USDA backed residential loans in Poweshiek county with an average loan balance of $86,900. Over 79% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 35 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $89,571. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,349 SqFt. Poweshiek 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 Poweshiek County is roughly 1,519 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Poweshiek County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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*Brooklyn   •   Carnforth   •   *Deep River   •   Dresden   •   Ewart   •   *Grinnell   •   *Guernsey   •   *Hartwick   •   *Holiday Lake   •   *Malcom   •   *Montezuma   •   *Searsboro   •   Sheridan   •   Tilton

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 Poweshiek County.

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Poweshiek County is located in the central part of Iowa, the heart of the Midwest in the United States. The county was created in 1843 but was officially organized in 1848. The name Poweshiek comes from an influential Native American chief of the Fox tribe, whose name means "To dash the water off." Poweshiek and two other chiefs signed the Treaty of 1838 that ceded much of the land that is now known as Iowa.

Poweshiek County is home to several quaint towns, the largest of which is Grinnell, known for its higher educational institution, Grinnell College, which was founded in 1846. Other towns include Montezuma, Brooklyn, Malcolm, and Deep River.

Agriculture plays a significant role in the economy of Poweshiek County, with major crops including corn, soybeans, and hay. Additionally, it's a key area for livestock farming, such as cattle and hogs.

One fun fact about Poweshiek County is that it is home to the "Little Brown Church in the Vale," located in Brooklyn. This church, built in 1864, is reportedly the inspiration for the famous American hymn "The Church in the Wildwood" composed by Dr. William S. Pitts. Today, the church draws thousands of visitors each year from across the nation and remains an active non-denominational congregation.


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