The city of Carter Lake, Iowa is situated in the Omaha metropolitan area.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Carter Lake. Parks are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy. Lastly, it remains relatively quiet in this city, due to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Carter Lake is an important part of its character. About 30% of properties in this city were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s. This part of the Omaha metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Roughly three quarters of the population of this city own their home whereas the rest are renters.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in Carter Lake. However, there are no high schools in Carter Lake. When it comes to food, in most, if not all, cases, a vehicle is needed do groceries. There are also a few restaurants in Carter Lake.
Carter Lake is very car friendly. Accessing a place to park is generally easy. However, Carter Lake is not very conducive to traveling on foot as very few daily needs can be met by walking.