Clayton, DE
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Clayton, DE 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

Clayton Housing Market Information

With 3,123 people, 936 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $206,440, Clayton real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clayton, accounting for 72.50% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clayton include mobile homes or trailers ( 14.09%), row houses and other attached homes ( 11.66%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.75%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Clayton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 81.73% of Clayton's homes, and 81.44% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Clayton homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 53.64% of Clayton's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Clayton real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 22.84%), and before 1939 ( 15.65%). There's also some housing in Clayton built between 1940-1969 ( 7.87%).

Clayton Home Appreciation Rates

Clayton's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Clayton during the period has been just -1.53%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Clayton's appreciation rate, at 3.76%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Clayton's appreciation rate has been 3.34%, which annualizes to a rate of 14.05%.

Importantly, this makes Clayton one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Delaware, our data show that Clayton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Delaware.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$206,440

Clayton, DE HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,128,000 0.0
$846,001 - $1,128,000 0.2
$564,001 - $846,000 0.2
$451,001 - $564,000 1.3
$338,001 - $451,000 14.1
$226,001 - $338,000 33.7
$113,001 - $226,000 37.9
$57,001 - $113,000 2.4
$0 - $57,000 10.2

Average for DE
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
30.6750263682175 59.0909090909091

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
936

Clayton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
DE*
Compared To
America*
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
57.75% 2.68% 6 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,483 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 81.73
Renters 18.27
Vacant 9.04

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Clayton HOMES
2000 or Newer 53.6
1970 - 1999 22.8
1940 - 1969 7.9
1939 or Older 15.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Clayton HOMES
Single-Family 72.5
Townhomes 11.7
Small Apt. Buildings 1.7
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 14.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Clayton HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 0.00
2 Bedrooms 14.67
3 Bedrooms 47.52
4 Bedrooms 33.92
5 or more bedrooms 3.89

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Zip Codes in Clayton, DE