Atlantic Beach, FL

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Atlantic Beach, FL 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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Atlantic Beach Housing Market Information

With 13,608 people, 5,874 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $406,841, Atlantic Beach house prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, Atlantic Beach 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 Atlantic Beach, accounting for 60.04% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Atlantic Beach include row houses and other attached homes ( 15.06%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.51%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.37%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Atlantic Beach. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.84% of Atlantic Beach's homes, and 60.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Atlantic Beach 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 Atlantic Beach built between 1940-1969 ( 23.58%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 9.38%). There's also some housing in Atlantic Beach built before 1939 ( 2.62%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Atlantic Beach. Fully 15.12% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Atlantic Beach homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Atlantic Beach 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.

Atlantic Beach Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Atlantic Beach has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Atlantic Beach real estate appreciated 33.42% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.92%, putting Atlantic Beach in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Atlantic Beach definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Atlantic Beach appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Atlantic Beach's appreciation rate has been 2.53%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Atlantic Beach were at 0.58%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.32%.

Relative to Florida, our data show that Atlantic Beach's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Florida.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Atlantic Beach, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,292,000 9.0
$969,001 - $1,292,000 6.6
$646,001 - $969,000 17.1
$517,001 - $646,000 9.9
$387,001 - $517,000 14.4
$258,001 - $387,000 15.8
$129,001 - $258,000 19.3
$65,001 - $129,000 6.0
$0 - $65,000 1.7

Very High for FL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
10.7795620437956 18.7234042553191

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Atlantic Beach Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
129.65% 4.41%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,553 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.84
Renters 31.16
Vacant 15.12

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.4
1970 - 1999 64.4
1940 - 1969 23.6
1939 or Older 2.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
Single-Family 60.0
Townhomes 15.1
Small Apt. Buildings 11.4
Apt. Complexes 12.5
Mobile Homes 1.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 7.01
2 Bedrooms 29.18
3 Bedrooms 45.16
4 Bedrooms 15.81
5 or more bedrooms 2.85

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Zip Codes in Atlantic Beach, FL