Scottsboro, AL


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Scottsboro, 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 Q1 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

Scottsboro Housing Market Information

With 14,722 people, 6,086 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $141,273, Scottsboro 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 Scottsboro, accounting for 74.96% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Scottsboro include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.18%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.39%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.77%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Scottsboro. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.97% of Scottsboro's homes, and 63.24% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Scottsboro 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 Scottsboro built between 1940-1969 ( 29.03%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.03%). There's also some housing in Scottsboro built before 1939 ( 2.36%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Scottsboro. Fully 11.26% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Scottsboro homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Scottsboro 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.

Scottsboro Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Scottsboro have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 2.87%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Scottsboro house appreciation rate of 0.28%.

Over the last year, Scottsboro appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Scottsboro's appreciation rate has been 2.42%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Scottsboro were at 0.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.22%.

Relative to Alabama, our data show that Scottsboro's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Scottsboro, AL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,049,000 0.8
$787,001 - $1,049,000 0.2
$524,001 - $787,000 1.6
$420,001 - $524,000 2.4
$315,001 - $420,000 5.6
$210,001 - $315,000 11.4
$105,001 - $210,000 34.6
$52,001 - $105,000 29.2
$0 - $52,000 14.2

High for AL
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
54.1896167819055 21.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Scottsboro Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
31.64% 1.61% 6 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$698 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 67.97
Renters 32.03
Vacant 11.26

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Scottsboro HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.0
1970 - 1999 56.6
1940 - 1969 29.0
1939 or Older 2.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Scottsboro HOMES
Single-Family 75.0
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 5.8
Apt. Complexes 10.2
Mobile Homes 7.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Scottsboro HOMES
No Bedroom 4.13
1 Bedroom 5.22
2 Bedrooms 25.40
3 Bedrooms 49.90
4 Bedrooms 13.34
5 or more bedrooms 2.01

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