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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 a population of 28,513, 9,814 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $118,692, house prices in Jacksonville are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Jacksonville, accounting for 65.86% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Jacksonville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.47%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.45%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 7.54%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Jacksonville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 50.63% owning and 49.37% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville built between 1940-1969 ( 25.21%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.30%). There's also some housing in Jacksonville built before 1939 ( 1.24%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Jacksonville. Fully 15.68% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Jacksonville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Jacksonville 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.
Jacksonville's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Jacksonville during the period has been just 0.27%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Jacksonville's appreciation rate, at 4.80%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Jacksonville's appreciation rate has been 2.54%, which annualizes to a rate of 10.56%.
Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Jacksonville's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Jacksonville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Jacksonville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Jacksonville - 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 Jacksonville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$809,001 - $1,079,000||0.0|
|$540,001 - $809,000||0.0|
|$431,001 - $540,000||0.4|
|$324,001 - $431,000||0.8|
|$216,001 - $324,000||9.9|
|$108,001 - $216,000||50.7|
|$54,001 - $108,000||29.7|
|$0 - $54,000||8.6|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Jacksonville HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||17.3|
|1970 - 1999||56.3|
|1940 - 1969||25.2|
|1939 or Older||1.2|
|TYPE OF Jacksonville HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||13.5|
|SIZE OF Jacksonville HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.94|