Heflin, AL


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Heflin, AL Real Estate Data

Heflin Housing Market Information

With 3,499 people, 1,402 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $109,934, house prices in Heflin are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Heflin, accounting for 53.35% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Heflin include mobile homes or trailers ( 18.62%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.61%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.78%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Heflin are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.73% owning and 45.27% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Heflin 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 Heflin built between 1940-1969 ( 23.39%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 9.28%). There's also some housing in Heflin built before 1939 ( 5.96%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Heflin. Fully 12.10% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Heflin homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Heflin 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.

Heflin Home Appreciation Rates

Heflin's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Heflin during the period has been just -1.58%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Heflin appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Heflin's appreciation rate has been -0.45%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Heflin were at -0.91%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.58%.

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

Relative to Alabama, our data show that Heflin's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $949,000 0.0
$711,001 - $949,000 0.0
$474,001 - $711,000 0.1
$380,001 - $474,000 0.0
$284,001 - $380,000 6.7
$190,001 - $284,000 15.6
$95,001 - $190,000 32.4
$48,001 - $95,000 22.2
$0 - $48,000 22.9

Average for AL
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
71.2586429157389 45.75

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$614 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.73
Renters 45.27
Vacant 12.10

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.3
1970 - 1999 61.4
1940 - 1969 23.4
1939 or Older 6.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 53.4
Townhomes 0.6
Small Apt. Buildings 16.6
Apt. Complexes 10.8
Mobile Homes 18.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 11.54
1 Bedroom 6.46
2 Bedrooms 24.83
3 Bedrooms 42.88
4 Bedrooms 11.66
5 or more bedrooms 2.63

Heflin 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
3.44% 0.20% 1 1
* 10 is highest

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