Brewton, AL


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Brewton, AL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Brewton Housing Market Information

With 5,434 people, 2,126 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $129,945, house prices in Brewton are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Brewton, accounting for 81.09% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Brewton include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.22%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.06%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.24%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Brewton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.77% of Brewton's homes, and 74.83% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Brewton 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 Brewton built between 1940-1969 ( 35.21%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 6.72%). There's also some housing in Brewton built between 2000 and later ( 6.45%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Brewton. Fully 16.92% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Brewton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Brewton 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.

Brewton Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Brewton's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.56% during the period.

Over the last year, Brewton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Brewton's appreciation rate has been 2.10%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Brewton were at -0.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.17%.

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

Relative to Alabama, our data show that Brewton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,050,000 0.0
$788,001 - $1,050,000 0.0
$525,001 - $788,000 0.4
$420,001 - $525,000 0.3
$315,001 - $420,000 7.2
$210,001 - $315,000 8.7
$105,001 - $210,000 33.2
$53,001 - $105,000 31.8
$0 - $53,000 18.3

High for AL
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
61.3209204285965 30.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Brewton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
31.94% 1.60% 6 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$852 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.77
Renters 34.23
Vacant 16.92

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.4
1970 - 1999 51.6
1940 - 1969 35.2
1939 or Older 6.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.1
Townhomes 0.4
Small Apt. Buildings 9.2
Apt. Complexes 6.1
Mobile Homes 3.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.85
1 Bedroom 3.67
2 Bedrooms 17.12
3 Bedrooms 55.10
4 Bedrooms 19.73
5 or more bedrooms 1.52

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