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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 14,493, 5,376 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $156,987, Hartselle real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Hartselle home values aren't among America's most expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Hartselle, accounting for 78.31% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hartselle include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.79%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.27%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.58%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Hartselle. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.62% of Hartselle's homes, and 67.93% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Hartselle 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 Hartselle built between 1940-1969 ( 29.98%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.09%). There's also some housing in Hartselle built before 1939 ( 5.76%).
Appreciation rates for homes in Hartselle have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.47%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Hartselle house appreciation rate of 0.15%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Hartselle's appreciation rate, at 4.17%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Hartselle's appreciation rate has been 2.14%, which annualizes to a rate of 8.84%.
Importantly, this makes Hartselle one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Alabama, our data show that Hartselle's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Hartselle differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Hartselle - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Hartselle real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$761,001 - $1,015,000||0.1|
|$507,001 - $761,000||0.4|
|$406,001 - $507,000||2.7|
|$305,001 - $406,000||3.5|
|$203,001 - $305,000||14.9|
|$101,001 - $203,000||44.3|
|$51,001 - $101,000||26.9|
|$0 - $51,000||6.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Hartselle HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||17.1|
|1970 - 1999||47.2|
|1940 - 1969||30.0|
|1939 or Older||5.8|
|TYPE OF Hartselle HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||5.3|
|SIZE OF Hartselle HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.64|