Rock Island home prices fall in the first quarter of 2017
From January through March of 2017, there were 160 homes sold, with a median sale price of $28,500 - a 61.5% decrease over the $74,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 127 homes sold in Rock Island in the first quarter of 2016.
The median sales tax in Rock Island for 2017 was $2,130.80. In 2016, the median sales tax was $2,136.30. This marks an decrease of 0.3%. The effective property tax rate, using the median property tax and median home sale price as the basis, is 7.5%.
The following table compares Rock Island to other Rock Island County cities with similar median sales prices in the first quarter of 2017: