Jacksonville, AL


Highest Appreciating Jacksonville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Jacksonville, 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

Jacksonville Housing Market Information

With 12,222 people, 4,210 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $159,746, Jacksonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Jacksonville home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Jacksonville, accounting for 60.69% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Jacksonville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 21.87%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.08%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.71%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Jacksonville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 41.52% owning and 58.48% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville built between 1940-1969 ( 22.14%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.54%). There's also some housing in Jacksonville built before 1939 ( 5.01%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Jacksonville. Fully 13.21% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Jacksonville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Jacksonville 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.

Jacksonville Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Jacksonville's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.36% during the period.

Over the last year, Jacksonville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Jacksonville's appreciation rate has been 2.79%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Jacksonville were at 4.93%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 21.21%.

Importantly, this makes Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Jacksonville, AL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,063,000 0.0
$797,001 - $1,063,000 0.4
$531,001 - $797,000 0.1
$425,001 - $531,000 5.1
$319,001 - $425,000 4.2
$213,001 - $319,000 15.1
$106,001 - $213,000 44.8
$53,001 - $106,000 16.1
$0 - $53,000 14.2

Very High for AL
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
47.3446923121963 14.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Jacksonville 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
30.40% 1.53% 5 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$879 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 41.52
Renters 58.48
Vacant 13.21

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Jacksonville HOMES
2000 or Newer 21.5
1970 - 1999 51.3
1940 - 1969 22.1
1939 or Older 5.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Jacksonville HOMES
Single-Family 60.7
Townhomes 1.6
Small Apt. Buildings 14.1
Apt. Complexes 21.9
Mobile Homes 1.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Jacksonville HOMES
No Bedroom 2.45
1 Bedroom 7.61
2 Bedrooms 29.73
3 Bedrooms 41.62
4 Bedrooms 14.55
5 or more bedrooms 4.04