Donaldson, AR


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Donaldson, 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

Donaldson Housing Market Information

With a population of 300, 106 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $106,153, house prices in Donaldson are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Donaldson, accounting for 61.59% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Donaldson include mobile homes or trailers ( 37.68%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Donaldson. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.91% of Donaldson's homes, and 57.25% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Donaldson 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 Donaldson built between 1940-1969 ( 32.61%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 18.84%). There's also some housing in Donaldson built between 2000 and later ( 6.52%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Donaldson. Fully 23.19% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Donaldson homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Donaldson 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.

Donaldson Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Donaldson has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Donaldson real estate appreciated 17.67% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.64%, putting Donaldson in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Donaldson definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Donaldson's appreciation rate, at 3.48%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Donaldson's appreciation rate has been -1.14%, which annualizes to a rate of -4.49%.

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

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Donaldson's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,086,000 4.3
$814,001 - $1,086,000 0.0
$543,001 - $814,000 0.3
$435,001 - $543,000 0.9
$326,001 - $435,000 2.7
$217,001 - $326,000 9.1
$109,001 - $217,000 32.8
$54,001 - $109,000 28.5
$0 - $54,000 21.4

High for AR
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
73.5790460564866 34.8591549295775

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Donaldson 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
52.94% 2.49% 9 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$692 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.91
Renters 15.09
Vacant 23.19

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Donaldson HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.5
1970 - 1999 42.0
1940 - 1969 32.6
1939 or Older 18.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 61.6
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 0.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 37.7
Other 0.7

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 2.17
2 Bedrooms 39.13
3 Bedrooms 48.55
4 Bedrooms 8.70
5 or more bedrooms 1.45

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