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 Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Atlantic Beach Housing Market Information

With a population of 13,831, 6,066 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $445,641, 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 60.48% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Atlantic Beach include row houses and other attached homes ( 16.28%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.05%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.61%).

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 69.82% of Atlantic Beach's homes, and 63.58% 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 ( 21.87%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.44%). There's also some housing in Atlantic Beach built before 1939 ( 2.61%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Atlantic Beach. Fully 13.39% 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 54.86% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.47%, 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.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Atlantic Beach's appreciation rate, at 4.43%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Atlantic Beach's appreciation rate has been -0.65%, which annualizes to a rate of -2.58%.

Notably, Atlantic Beach's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

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
> $1,220,000 7.2
$915,001 - $1,220,000 5.8
$610,001 - $915,000 15.3
$488,001 - $610,000 9.4
$366,001 - $488,000 12.6
$244,001 - $366,000 17.4
$122,001 - $244,000 22.9
$61,001 - $122,000 7.1
$0 - $61,000 2.4

Very High for FL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
9.39562043795621 16.3829787234043

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Atlantic Beach Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
133.93% 4.34%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,004 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.82
Renters 30.18
Vacant 13.39

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.4
1970 - 1999 65.1
1940 - 1969 21.9
1939 or Older 2.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
Single-Family 60.5
Townhomes 16.3
Small Apt. Buildings 8.6
Apt. Complexes 13.0
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Atlantic Beach HOMES
No Bedroom 0.16
1 Bedroom 6.87
2 Bedrooms 26.47
3 Bedrooms 46.57
4 Bedrooms 17.00
5 or more bedrooms 2.93

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Zip Codes in Atlantic Beach, FL