Homestead FL

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Homestead, 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 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Homestead Housing Market Information

With 70,477 people, 18,719 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $240,736, Homestead real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Homestead, accounting for 40.39% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Homestead include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.59%), row houses and other attached homes ( 16.63%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.85%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Homestead are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 38.50% owning and 61.50% renting.

Homestead homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 52.80% of Homestead's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Homestead real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 35.89%), and between 1940-1969 ( 10.43%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Homestead. Fully 10.60% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Homestead homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Homestead 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.

Homestead Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Homestead has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Homestead real estate appreciated 96.16% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 6.97%, putting Homestead in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Homestead definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Homestead that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Homestead real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Homestead appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.51%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 80.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Homestead. Homestead appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.30%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.20%.

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

Relative to Florida, our data show that Homestead's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Homestead differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Homestead - 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 Homestead real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,431,000 0.2
$1,073,001 - $1,431,000 0.7
$716,001 - $1,073,000 0.2
$572,001 - $716,000 3.7
$429,001 - $572,000 10.4
$286,001 - $429,000 26.6
$143,001 - $286,000 36.9
$71,001 - $143,000 12.5
$0 - $71,000 9.0

Average for FL
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
30.651094890511 46.3829787234043

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Homestead Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
164.41% 4.92%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,980 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 38.50
Renters 61.50
Vacant 10.60

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Homestead HOMES
2000 or Newer 52.8
1970 - 1999 35.9
1940 - 1969 10.4
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 40.4
Townhomes 16.6
Small Apt. Buildings 6.9
Apt. Complexes 33.6
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.60
1 Bedroom 6.83
2 Bedrooms 28.47
3 Bedrooms 44.08
4 Bedrooms 15.82
5 or more bedrooms 3.19