Mulberry, FL


Highest Appreciating Mulberry Neighborhoods Since 2000

Mulberry, 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 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

Mulberry Housing Market Information

With 3,976 people, 1,567 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $181,165, Mulberry real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Mobile homes or trailers are the single most common housing type in Mulberry, accounting for 51.80% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Mulberry include single-family detached homes ( 43.11%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.60%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.50%).

Dwellings in Mulberry tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 55.59% of the homes in Mulberry have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Mulberry 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 Mulberry built between 1940-1969 ( 23.68%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.48%). There's also some housing in Mulberry built before 1939 ( 8.59%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Mulberry. Fully 21.73% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Mulberry homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Mulberry 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.

Mulberry Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Mulberry over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 19.81% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Mulberry home appreciation rates at 3.57%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 15.08%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Mulberry that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Mulberry real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Mulberry appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.86%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.28% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Mulberry. Mulberry appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.57%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 15.08%.

Importantly, this makes Mulberry 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 Mulberry's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% 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 Mulberry differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Mulberry - 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 Mulberry real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,285,000 0.8
$964,001 - $1,285,000 0.4
$643,001 - $964,000 1.7
$514,001 - $643,000 2.3
$385,001 - $514,000 6.3
$257,001 - $385,000 13.5
$128,001 - $257,000 31.8
$64,001 - $128,000 19.6
$0 - $64,000 23.7

Average for FL
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
37.7241298488222 54.2735042735043

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Mulberry Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
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
64.99% 2.95% 4 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,456 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 82.26
Renters 17.74
Vacant 21.73

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.5
1970 - 1999 49.3
1940 - 1969 23.7
1939 or Older 8.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 43.1
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 2.5
Apt. Complexes 2.6
Mobile Homes 51.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.10
1 Bedroom 1.30
2 Bedrooms 52.20
3 Bedrooms 39.91
4 Bedrooms 4.50
5 or more bedrooms 0.00

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