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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.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With a population of 3,442, 1,252 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $77,088, house prices in Waldron are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Waldron, accounting for 67.53% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Waldron include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.13%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.92%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 8.43%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Waldron are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 50.76% owning and 49.24% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Waldron 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 Waldron built between 1940-1969 ( 34.75%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 5.47%). There's also some housing in Waldron built before 1939 ( 5.41%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Waldron. Fully 23.00% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Waldron homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Waldron 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Waldron have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 7.23%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Waldron house appreciation rate of 0.70%.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Waldron that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Waldron real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Waldron appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.20%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 91.37% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Waldron. Waldron appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 4.53%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 19.40%.
Importantly, this makes Waldron one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Waldron's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.
|$807,001 - $1,076,000||0.0|
|$538,001 - $807,000||1.7|
|$431,001 - $538,000||1.8|
|$323,001 - $431,000||0.0|
|$215,001 - $323,000||1.2|
|$107,001 - $215,000||22.6|
|$54,001 - $107,000||40.4|
|$0 - $54,000||32.2|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Waldron HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||5.5|
|1970 - 1999||54.4|
|1940 - 1969||34.7|
|1939 or Older||5.4|
|TYPE OF Waldron HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||15.1|
|SIZE OF Waldron HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.98|