Helena, AL
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Helena, AL Real Estate Data


Helena Housing Market Information

With a population of 18,264, 5,825 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $210,217, Helena real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Helena home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Helena, accounting for 90.51% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Helena include row houses and other attached homes ( 7.60%), mobile homes or trailers ( 1.06%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Helena. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 90.40% of Helena's homes, and 83.50% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Helena 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 Helena built between 2000 and later ( 41.10%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.03%).

Helena Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Helena's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.05% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Helena's appreciation rate, at 4.41%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Helena's appreciation rate has been 2.45%, which annualizes to a rate of 10.16%.

Relative to Alabama, our data show that Helena's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$210,217

Helena, AL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,128,000 0.2
$845,001 - $1,128,000 0.0
$564,001 - $845,000 0.7
$451,001 - $564,000 1.6
$338,001 - $451,000 7.5
$225,001 - $338,000 23.1
$113,001 - $225,000 57.4
$56,001 - $113,000 4.3
$0 - $56,000 5.3

Very High for AL
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
30.7196814428764 4.5

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
5,825

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,612 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 90.40
Renters 9.60
Vacant 3.38

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Helena HOMES
2000 or Newer 41.1
1970 - 1999 54.3
1940 - 1969 4.0
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Helena HOMES
Single-Family 90.5
Townhomes 7.6
Small Apt. Buildings 0.5
Apt. Complexes 0.3
Mobile Homes 1.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Helena HOMES
No Bedroom 0.40
1 Bedroom 0.28
2 Bedrooms 8.92
3 Bedrooms 55.75
4 Bedrooms 27.75
5 or more bedrooms 6.90

Helena Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
AL*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
24.92% 1.32% 4 2
* 10 is highest