Riviera Beach, FL


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Riviera 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 Q2 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

Riviera Beach Housing Market Information

With a population of 34,005, 11,570 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $142,289, Riviera Beach real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Riviera Beach, accounting for 44.08% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Riviera Beach include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.83%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.89%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.20%).

People in Riviera Beach primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Riviera Beach has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Riviera 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 Riviera Beach built between 1940-1969 ( 30.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 26.27%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Riviera Beach. Fully 31.23% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Riviera Beach homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Riviera 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.

Riviera Beach Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Riviera Beach over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 28.94% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Riviera Beach home appreciation rates at 2.75%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.48%.

Over the last year, Riviera Beach appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Riviera Beach's appreciation rate has been 1.92%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Riviera Beach were at 2.75%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.48%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Riviera Beach, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,351,000 2.3
$1,014,001 - $1,351,000 0.9
$676,001 - $1,014,000 3.3
$541,001 - $676,000 4.0
$405,001 - $541,000 3.8
$270,001 - $405,000 9.0
$135,001 - $270,000 28.8
$67,001 - $135,000 33.0
$0 - $67,000 14.9

Low for FL
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
54.9680894665964 69.6581196581197

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Riviera Beach Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
73.60% 3.20% 5 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,336 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.93
Renters 45.07
Vacant 31.23

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Riviera Beach HOMES
2000 or Newer 26.3
1970 - 1999 42.7
1940 - 1969 30.3
1939 or Older 0.7

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Riviera Beach HOMES
Single-Family 44.1
Townhomes 6.2
Small Apt. Buildings 12.9
Apt. Complexes 33.8
Mobile Homes 2.9
Other 0.2

Home Size

SIZE OF Riviera Beach HOMES
No Bedroom 2.43
1 Bedroom 10.87
2 Bedrooms 38.08
3 Bedrooms 39.76
4 Bedrooms 7.77
5 or more bedrooms 1.09