Willcox, AZ


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Willcox, AZ Real Estate Data

Willcox Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,552, 1,396 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $86,689, house prices in Willcox are some of the most affordable in Arizona as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Willcox, accounting for 55.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Willcox include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.92%), mobile homes or trailers ( 16.00%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.18%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Willcox. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.37% of Willcox's homes, and 50.42% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Willcox 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 Willcox built between 1940-1969 ( 36.69%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.00%). There's also some housing in Willcox built before 1939 ( 6.05%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Willcox. Fully 21.09% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Willcox homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Willcox 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.

Willcox Home Appreciation Rates

Willcox's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Willcox during the period has been just -1.09%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Willcox that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Willcox real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Willcox appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.83%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 83.13% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Willcox. Willcox appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.80%.

Importantly, this makes Willcox 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 Arizona, our data show that Willcox's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Arizona.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $992,000 1.6
$744,001 - $992,000 0.0
$496,001 - $744,000 0.0
$397,001 - $496,000 0.9
$298,001 - $397,000 3.5
$199,001 - $298,000 3.1
$99,001 - $199,000 32.9
$49,001 - $99,000 37.4
$0 - $49,000 20.6

Very Low for AZ
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
87.363119985946 88.5906040268456

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$555 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.37
Renters 30.63
Vacant 21.09

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.0
1970 - 1999 44.3
1940 - 1969 36.7
1939 or Older 6.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 55.4
Townhomes 0.5
Small Apt. Buildings 10.2
Apt. Complexes 17.9
Mobile Homes 16.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.70
1 Bedroom 18.37
2 Bedrooms 26.17
3 Bedrooms 36.18
4 Bedrooms 14.25
5 or more bedrooms 3.34

Willcox Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
32.93% 1.69% 3 4
* 10 is highest

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