About Altoona

Working with KRM Custom Homes as your home builder in Altoona gives you the benefits of a small town in a city large enough to have everything you need. Altoona is a growing community where new businesses are opening their doors and families are setting down roots. With a location close to Downtown Des Moines for work or entertainment, Altoona is perfectly sized to provide the best of both worlds. Altoona’s school district boasts a 98% graduation rate and includes a unique Environmental Learning Center, which provides opportunities for kids pre-k through 12th grade. Add in the miles of bike trails and acres of recreational space, including Adventureland Park and Resort, and it’s easy to see that quality of life here is truly one of a kind.

New Residents To Altoona, IA

The Altoona area is a growing city in Polk County with a population of 20,705 as of 2021. This city is a part of the Des Moines metropolitan area located NE of Des Moines. Altoona is home to the Adventureland amusement park and Prairie Meadows casino, racetrack, and hotel. This is the perfect little place to purchase a new home outside Des Moine, Iowa.

Fun Things To Do in Altoona, IA

  • Adventureland Park
  • Prairie Meadows Casino
  • Brightside Aleworks
  • Jethro’s N’ Jake’s Smokehouse Steaks
  • Local Shops & Boutiques
  • Altoona Skate Park
  • Altoona Parks & Trails

Learn more about working with KRM Custom Homes as your custom home builder in Altoona.

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