Mertz median real estate price is $71,761, which is less expensive than 82.4% of Alabama neighborhoods and 93.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Mertz is currently $819, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.6% of Alabama neighborhoods.
Mertz is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mobile, Alabama.
Mertz real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mertz neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mertz. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 35.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.