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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 a population of 10,206, 5,602 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $333,347, real estate costs in Cape Canaveral are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Florida communities.
Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Cape Canaveral, accounting for 59.06% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Cape Canaveral include row houses and other attached homes ( 15.13%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.69%), and a few single-family detached homes ( 8.44%). Cities that are predominantly high-density buildings are relatively uncommon in the US. Because of the density, these types of cities are often walkable and compact, and often have a lively downtown.
People in Cape Canaveral primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Cape Canaveral has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
There is a lot of housing in Cape Canaveral 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 Cape Canaveral built between 1940-1969 ( 30.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 19.70%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Cape Canaveral. Fully 37.77% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Cape Canaveral homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Cape Canaveral 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.
Real estate appreciation rates in Cape Canaveral's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.25% during the period.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Cape Canaveral that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Cape Canaveral real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Cape Canaveral appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 24.95%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 99.96% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Cape Canaveral. Cape Canaveral appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.32%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.60%.
Importantly, this makes Cape Canaveral 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 Florida, our data show that Cape Canaveral's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Florida.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Cape Canaveral differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Cape Canaveral - 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 Cape Canaveral real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,246,001 - $1,661,000||0.7|
|$831,001 - $1,246,000||3.3|
|$665,001 - $831,000||7.7|
|$498,001 - $665,000||9.0|
|$332,001 - $498,000||26.8|
|$166,001 - $332,000||30.2|
|$83,001 - $166,000||12.6|
|$0 - $83,000||8.4|
|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 Cape Canaveral HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||19.7|
|1970 - 1999||49.8|
|1940 - 1969||30.5|
|1939 or Older||0.0|
|TYPE OF Cape Canaveral HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||12.7|
|SIZE OF Cape Canaveral HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.11|