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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 35,957 people, 13,776 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $168,010, Prattville real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Prattville, accounting for 75.16% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Prattville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.31%), mobile homes or trailers ( 6.83%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.90%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Prattville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.58% owning and 35.42% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Prattville 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 Prattville built between 2000 and later ( 34.19%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 18.00%). There's also some housing in Prattville built before 1939 ( 1.72%).
Some of the lowest real estate appreciation rates in America over the last ten years have been in Prattville, where house values have increased just 6.97%, which is annualized rate of 0.68%. This rate is lower than the appreciation rate found in 90% of the cities and towns in America.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Prattville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Prattville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Prattville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.37%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 78.46% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Prattville. Prattville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.25%.
Importantly, this makes Prattville 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 Prattville'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 Prattville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Prattville - 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 Prattville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$846,001 - $1,128,000||0.4|
|$564,001 - $846,000||1.1|
|$451,001 - $564,000||1.5|
|$338,001 - $451,000||7.2|
|$225,001 - $338,000||20.8|
|$113,001 - $225,000||43.3|
|$57,001 - $113,000||17.5|
|$0 - $57,000||8.0|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Prattville HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||34.2|
|1970 - 1999||46.1|
|1940 - 1969||18.0|
|1939 or Older||1.7|
|TYPE OF Prattville HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||3.9|
|SIZE OF Prattville HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||3.67|