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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 94,139 people, 33,394 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $134,966, house prices in Yuma are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Yuma, accounting for 54.36% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Yuma include mobile homes or trailers ( 18.87%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.71%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.59%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Yuma are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.31% owning and 42.69% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Yuma 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 Yuma built between 2000 and later ( 24.63%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 18.94%). There's also some housing in Yuma built before 1939 ( 2.87%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Yuma. Fully 17.22% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Yuma homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Yuma 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 Yuma over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 27.38% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Yuma home appreciation rates at -0.20%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.81%.
Over the last year, Yuma appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Yuma's appreciation rate has been 2.58%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Yuma were at -0.20%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.81%.
Relative to Arizona, our data show that Yuma's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 city. Individual neighborhoods within Yuma differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Yuma - 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 Yuma real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$869,001 - $1,158,000||0.5|
|$579,001 - $869,000||1.1|
|$464,001 - $579,000||0.6|
|$348,001 - $464,000||3.8|
|$232,001 - $348,000||12.3|
|$116,001 - $232,000||41.9|
|$58,001 - $116,000||25.9|
|$0 - $58,000||13.4|
|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 Yuma HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||24.6|
|1970 - 1999||53.6|
|1940 - 1969||18.9|
|1939 or Older||2.9|
|TYPE OF Yuma HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||5.6|
|SIZE OF Yuma HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.06|