Monticello, AR


Highest Appreciating Monticello Neighborhoods Since 2000

Monticello, 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

Monticello Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,820, 3,733 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $139,338, house prices in Monticello are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Monticello, accounting for 56.20% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Monticello include mobile homes or trailers ( 17.97%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.20%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.16%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Monticello are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 40.20% owning and 59.80% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Monticello 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 Monticello built between 1940-1969 ( 17.72%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.82%). There's also some housing in Monticello built before 1939 ( 2.94%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Monticello. Fully 12.98% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Monticello homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Monticello 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.

Monticello Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Monticello has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Monticello real estate appreciated 22.98% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.09%, putting Monticello in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Monticello definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Monticello appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Monticello's appreciation rate has been 0.72%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Monticello were at -1.14%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.49%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Monticello, AR HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,079,000 1.6
$809,001 - $1,079,000 0.0
$539,001 - $809,000 1.3
$432,001 - $539,000 1.2
$324,001 - $432,000 2.8
$216,001 - $324,000 12.8
$108,001 - $216,000 30.6
$54,001 - $108,000 28.2
$0 - $54,000 21.5

Very High for AR
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
55.0480487519044 17.6056338028169

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Monticello 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
40.63% 2.00% 6 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$684 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 40.20
Renters 59.80
Vacant 12.98

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Monticello HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.8
1970 - 1999 66.5
1940 - 1969 17.7
1939 or Older 2.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Monticello HOMES
Single-Family 56.2
Townhomes 0.5
Small Apt. Buildings 8.2
Apt. Complexes 17.2
Mobile Homes 18.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Monticello HOMES
No Bedroom 3.10
1 Bedroom 9.79
2 Bedrooms 30.05
3 Bedrooms 48.02
4 Bedrooms 6.62
5 or more bedrooms 2.42

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