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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 18,853 people, 6,974 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $175,384, Troy real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Troy home values aren't among America's most expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Troy, accounting for 56.52% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Troy include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.82%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.38%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 9.62%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Troy are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 42.52% owning and 57.48% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Troy 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 Troy built between 1940-1969 ( 22.33%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 22.11%). There's also some housing in Troy built before 1939 ( 5.23%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Troy. Fully 14.72% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Troy homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Troy 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.
Real estate appreciation rates in Troy's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.11% during the period.
Over the last year, Troy appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Troy's appreciation rate has been 2.84%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Troy were at 2.19%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.03%.
Importantly, this makes Troy 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 Troy's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Troy differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Troy - 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 Troy real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$806,001 - $1,075,000||0.1|
|$537,001 - $806,000||0.9|
|$430,001 - $537,000||2.0|
|$323,001 - $430,000||2.5|
|$215,001 - $323,000||20.9|
|$107,001 - $215,000||39.1|
|$54,001 - $107,000||14.6|
|$0 - $54,000||19.6|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2017 Q2 - 2017 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q3 - 2017 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Troy HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||22.1|
|1970 - 1999||50.3|
|1940 - 1969||22.3|
|1939 or Older||5.2|
|TYPE OF Troy HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||14.4|
|SIZE OF Troy HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.50|