Saint Johns, FL Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Saint Johns, FL Housing Market Trends

With 51,774 people, 3,322 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $436,207, Saint Johns house prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, Saint Johns real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Saint Johns is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Saint Johns than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Saint Johns. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 86.78% of Saint Johns's homes, and 74.50% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Saint Johns homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 62.44% of Saint Johns's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Saint Johns real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 34.42%), and between 1940-1969 ( 3.05%).

Saint Johns Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Saint Johns has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Saint Johns real estate appreciated 63.76% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.06%, putting Saint Johns in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Saint Johns definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Saint Johns's appreciation rate, at 6.13%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Saint Johns's appreciation rate has been 1.40%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.73%.

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

Relative to Florida, our data show that Saint Johns's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% 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 town. Individual neighborhoods within Saint Johns differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Saint Johns - 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 Saint Johns real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$436,207

Saint Johns, FL HOME PRICES

> $1,265,000
1.5%
1.5%
$948,001 - $1,265,000
2.0%
2.0%
$632,001 - $948,000
12.2%
12.2%
$506,001 - $632,000
16.2%
16.2%
$379,001 - $506,000
32.8%
32.8%
$253,001 - $379,000
25.3%
25.3%
$126,001 - $253,000
8.0%
8.0%
$64,001 - $126,000
1.2%
1.2%
$0 - $64,000
0.9%
0.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for FL

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
3,322

Saint Johns Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
FL*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
104.38% 3.46%
3
8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$2,525 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
86.8%
86.8%
Renters
13.2%
13.2%
Vacant
5.3%
5.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
62.4%
62.4%
1970 - 1999
34.4%
34.4%
1940 - 1969
3.0%
3.0%
1939 or Older
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
90.0%
90.0%
Townhomes
4.3%
4.3%
Small Apt. Buildings
1.8%
1.8%
Apt. Complexes
2.2%
2.2%
Mobile Homes
1.7%
1.7%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.7%
0.7%
1 Bedroom
0.4%
0.4%
2 Bedrooms
5.5%
5.5%
3 Bedrooms
29.3%
29.3%
4 Bedrooms
45.2%
45.2%
5 or more bedrooms
18.9%
18.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES