New Smyrna Beach, FL


Highest Appreciating New Smyrna Beach Neighborhoods Since 2000

New Smyrna 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 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

New Smyrna Beach Housing Market Information

With a population of 24,298, 10,786 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $240,288, New Smyrna Beach real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in New Smyrna Beach, accounting for 52.00% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in New Smyrna Beach include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.34%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.51%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.69%).

Dwellings in New Smyrna Beach tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 56.39% of the homes in New Smyrna Beach have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in New Smyrna 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 New Smyrna Beach built between 2000 and later ( 22.06%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 18.10%). There's also some housing in New Smyrna Beach built before 1939 ( 3.54%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in New Smyrna Beach. Fully 35.61% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant New Smyrna Beach homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding New Smyrna 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.

New Smyrna Beach Home Appreciation Rates

New Smyrna Beach's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in New Smyrna Beach during the period has been just -1.06%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in New Smyrna Beach that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, New Smyrna Beach real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, New Smyrna Beach appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.45%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 94.98% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in New Smyrna Beach. New Smyrna Beach appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 14.06%.

Importantly, this makes New Smyrna Beach 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 New Smyrna Beach'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 New Smyrna Beach differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in New Smyrna Beach - 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 New Smyrna Beach real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

New Smyrna Beach, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,342,000 1.9
$1,007,001 - $1,342,000 3.0
$672,001 - $1,007,000 4.3
$537,001 - $672,000 6.9
$403,001 - $537,000 10.4
$269,001 - $403,000 22.7
$134,001 - $269,000 30.1
$67,001 - $134,000 11.7
$0 - $67,000 8.8

High for FL
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
24.0829719910934 33.7606837606838

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

New Smyrna Beach 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
94.22% 3.92% 8 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,435 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 67.52
Renters 32.48
Vacant 35.61

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF New Smyrna Beach HOMES
2000 or Newer 22.1
1970 - 1999 56.3
1940 - 1969 18.1
1939 or Older 3.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF New Smyrna Beach HOMES
Single-Family 52.0
Townhomes 7.7
Small Apt. Buildings 8.5
Apt. Complexes 30.3
Mobile Homes 1.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF New Smyrna Beach HOMES
No Bedroom 1.43
1 Bedroom 8.61
2 Bedrooms 46.34
3 Bedrooms 35.79
4 Bedrooms 6.78
5 or more bedrooms 1.04