Austin, AR


Highest Appreciating Austin Neighborhoods Since 2000

Austin, AR 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

Austin Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,383, 970 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $161,395, Austin real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Austin home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Austin, accounting for 88.97% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Austin include mobile homes or trailers ( 6.50%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.02%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.51%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Austin. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.85% of Austin's homes, and 91.99% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Austin homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 74.46% of Austin's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Austin real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 21.58%), and between 1940-1969 ( 3.49%).

Austin Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Austin have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.86%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Austin house appreciation rate of 0.09%.

Over the last year, Austin appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Austin's appreciation rate has been 0.17%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Austin were at -1.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.59%.

Notably, Austin's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Austin's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,026,000 0.0
$770,001 - $1,026,000 0.0
$513,001 - $770,000 0.7
$410,001 - $513,000 1.6
$308,001 - $410,000 5.5
$205,001 - $308,000 19.7
$102,001 - $205,000 53.6
$51,001 - $102,000 12.3
$0 - $51,000 6.7

Very High for AR
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
45.0662135239658 8.80281690140845

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Austin 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
25.93% 1.35% 2 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,073 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.85
Renters 15.15
Vacant 8.58

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 74.5
1970 - 1999 21.6
1940 - 1969 3.5
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 89.0
Townhomes 1.5
Small Apt. Buildings 3.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 6.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 0.00
2 Bedrooms 7.63
3 Bedrooms 69.37
4 Bedrooms 22.62
5 or more bedrooms 0.38

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Zip Codes in Austin, AR