Russellville, AR


Highest Appreciating Russellville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Russellville, 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

Russellville Housing Market Information

With 29,166 people, 9,898 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $115,843, house prices in Russellville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Russellville, accounting for 64.66% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Russellville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.94%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.68%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.44%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Russellville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 44.02% owning and 55.98% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Russellville 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 Russellville built between 1940-1969 ( 19.73%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.18%). There's also some housing in Russellville built before 1939 ( 2.84%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Russellville. Fully 11.46% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Russellville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Russellville 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.

Russellville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Russellville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 6.47%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Russellville house appreciation rate of 0.63%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Russellville's appreciation rate, at 3.26%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Russellville's appreciation rate has been -1.14%, which annualizes to a rate of -4.49%.

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

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Russellville'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 Russellville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Russellville - 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 Russellville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Russellville, AR HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,039,000 0.2
$779,001 - $1,039,000 0.1
$519,001 - $779,000 1.4
$415,001 - $519,000 1.9
$312,001 - $415,000 2.9
$208,001 - $312,000 10.0
$104,001 - $208,000 41.2
$52,001 - $104,000 37.0
$0 - $52,000 5.3

High for AR
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
67.8014766201805 28.8732394366197

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Russellville 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
33.69% 1.70% 4 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$863 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 44.02
Renters 55.98
Vacant 11.46

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Russellville HOMES
2000 or Newer 17.2
1970 - 1999 60.3
1940 - 1969 19.7
1939 or Older 2.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Russellville HOMES
Single-Family 64.7
Townhomes 0.9
Small Apt. Buildings 17.9
Apt. Complexes 13.7
Mobile Homes 2.4
Other 0.3

Home Size

SIZE OF Russellville HOMES
No Bedroom 4.94
1 Bedroom 8.56
2 Bedrooms 29.29
3 Bedrooms 47.17
4 Bedrooms 8.10
5 or more bedrooms 1.94