Haines, AK


Highest Appreciating Haines Neighborhoods Since 2000

Haines, AK Real Estate Data

Haines Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,753, 891 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $225,705, Haines real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Haines, accounting for 80.69% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Haines include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.33%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.60%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.51%).

People in Haines primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Haines has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Haines built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Haines built between 1940-1969 ( 18.24%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.70%). There's also some housing in Haines built before 1939 ( 7.53%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Haines. Fully 14.00% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Haines homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Haines real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Haines Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Haines has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Haines real estate appreciated 18.87% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.74%, putting Haines in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Haines definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Haines appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Haines's appreciation rate has been 1.62%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Haines were at -1.48%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -5.77%.

Notably, Haines's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Alaska, our data show that Haines's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Alaska.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,083,000 0.1
$812,001 - $1,083,000 0.0
$541,001 - $812,000 2.5
$433,001 - $541,000 8.8
$325,001 - $433,000 14.8
$217,001 - $325,000 24.9
$108,001 - $217,000 30.7
$54,001 - $108,000 15.5
$0 - $54,000 2.5

High for AK
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
26.3213406773702 36.0655737704918

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,213 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.45
Renters 35.55
Vacant 14.00

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.7
1970 - 1999 57.5
1940 - 1969 18.2
1939 or Older 7.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 80.7
Townhomes 0.9
Small Apt. Buildings 5.6
Apt. Complexes 10.3
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.61
1 Bedroom 15.44
2 Bedrooms 35.52
3 Bedrooms 36.20
4 Bedrooms 4.34
5 or more bedrooms 5.89

Haines Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
72.39% 3.21% 6 9
* 10 is highest

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