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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 43,565 people, 17,700 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $358,913, Oro Valley house prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, Oro Valley real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Oro Valley, accounting for 76.51% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Oro Valley include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.99%), row houses and other attached homes ( 6.83%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.35%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Oro Valley. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 75.73% of Oro Valley's homes, and 58.48% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Oro Valley 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 Oro Valley built between 2000 and later ( 27.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 3.56%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Oro Valley. Fully 13.32% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Oro Valley homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Oro Valley 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.
Homes have actually lost value in Oro Valley over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.15% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Oro Valley home appreciation rates at 0.60%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.42%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Oro Valley's appreciation rate, at 4.49%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Oro Valley's appreciation rate has been 0.60%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.42%.
Relative to Arizona, our data show that Oro Valley's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Arizona.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Oro Valley differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Oro Valley - 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 Oro Valley real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$881,001 - $1,174,000||4.0|
|$587,001 - $881,000||7.7|
|$470,001 - $587,000||8.0|
|$352,001 - $470,000||20.7|
|$235,001 - $352,000||36.5|
|$117,001 - $235,000||16.9|
|$59,001 - $117,000||1.5|
|$0 - $59,000||2.8|
|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 Oro Valley HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||27.8|
|1970 - 1999||68.5|
|1940 - 1969||3.6|
|1939 or Older||0.1|
|TYPE OF Oro Valley HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||2.4|
|SIZE OF Oro Valley HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||5.14|