Osceola, AR


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Osceola, 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

Osceola Housing Market Information

With 7,233 people, 2,773 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $66,132, house prices in Osceola are some of the most affordable in Arkansas as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Osceola, accounting for 63.83% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Osceola include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 25.09%), mobile homes or trailers ( 4.51%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.10%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Osceola are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 41.90% owning and 58.10% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Osceola 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 Osceola built between 1940-1969 ( 37.15%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 7.78%). There's also some housing in Osceola built before 1939 ( 5.34%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Osceola. Fully 11.94% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Osceola homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Osceola 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.

Osceola Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Osceola have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 7.95%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Osceola house appreciation rate of 0.77%.

Over the last year, Osceola appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Osceola's appreciation rate has been -1.28%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Osceola were at -1.14%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.49%.

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

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Osceola's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,047,000 0.0
$785,001 - $1,047,000 0.5
$524,001 - $785,000 0.0
$419,001 - $524,000 0.7
$314,001 - $419,000 2.5
$209,001 - $314,000 0.6
$105,001 - $209,000 20.7
$52,001 - $105,000 52.0
$0 - $52,000 22.9

Very Low for AR
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
96.4607992499707 84.5070422535211

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Osceola 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
21.34% 1.13% 2 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$716 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 41.90
Renters 58.10
Vacant 11.94

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.8
1970 - 1999 49.7
1940 - 1969 37.2
1939 or Older 5.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.8
Townhomes 2.5
Small Apt. Buildings 25.1
Apt. Complexes 4.1
Mobile Homes 4.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.32
1 Bedroom 8.32
2 Bedrooms 34.52
3 Bedrooms 46.30
4 Bedrooms 5.46
5 or more bedrooms 1.08

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