Demopolis, AL


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Demopolis, 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

Demopolis Housing Market Information

With a population of 7,148, 2,929 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $86,653, house prices in Demopolis are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Demopolis, accounting for 66.00% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Demopolis include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.28%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.06%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.44%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Demopolis are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.36% owning and 44.64% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Demopolis 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 Demopolis built between 1940-1969 ( 29.58%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.92%). There's also some housing in Demopolis built before 1939 ( 7.32%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Demopolis. Fully 14.23% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Demopolis homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Demopolis 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.

Demopolis Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Demopolis's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.40% during the period.

Over the last year, Demopolis appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Demopolis's appreciation rate has been -0.49%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Demopolis were at -0.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.17%.

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

Relative to Alabama, our data show that Demopolis's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,003,000 0.0
$752,001 - $1,003,000 0.6
$501,001 - $752,000 1.3
$401,001 - $501,000 0.2
$301,001 - $401,000 4.6
$201,001 - $301,000 10.4
$101,001 - $201,000 38.0
$50,001 - $101,000 24.7
$0 - $50,000 20.3

Low for AL
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
87.0659874699924 67.5

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Demopolis 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
24.40% 1.26% 3 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$675 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.36
Renters 44.64
Vacant 14.23

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Demopolis HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.9
1970 - 1999 52.2
1940 - 1969 29.6
1939 or Older 7.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 66.0
Townhomes 4.2
Small Apt. Buildings 7.1
Apt. Complexes 16.3
Mobile Homes 6.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.14
1 Bedroom 8.84
2 Bedrooms 26.44
3 Bedrooms 48.52
4 Bedrooms 12.62
5 or more bedrooms 2.43

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