Sebring, FL


Highest Appreciating Sebring Neighborhoods Since 2000

Sebring, 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

Sebring Housing Market Information

With a population of 10,497, 4,259 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $84,382, house prices in Sebring are some of the most affordable in Florida as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Sebring, accounting for 54.01% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Sebring include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.73%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.75%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.93%).

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

There is a lot of housing in Sebring 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 Sebring built between 1940-1969 ( 29.82%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.37%). There's also some housing in Sebring built before 1939 ( 9.20%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Sebring. Fully 21.30% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Sebring homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Sebring 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.

Sebring Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Sebring over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 29.52% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Sebring home appreciation rates at 10.69%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 50.11%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Sebring that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Sebring real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Sebring appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 18.01%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 99.76% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Sebring. Sebring appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 10.69%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 50.11%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,357,000 0.5
$1,018,001 - $1,357,000 1.7
$679,001 - $1,018,000 2.0
$543,001 - $679,000 0.2
$407,001 - $543,000 2.3
$271,001 - $407,000 3.5
$135,001 - $271,000 18.2
$68,001 - $135,000 40.0
$0 - $68,000 31.7

Very Low for FL
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
87.78272588773 97.2222222222222

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Sebring 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
70.59% 3.14% 5 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$884 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 46.02
Renters 53.98
Vacant 21.30

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.4
1970 - 1999 44.6
1940 - 1969 29.8
1939 or Older 9.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 54.0
Townhomes 4.6
Small Apt. Buildings 12.7
Apt. Complexes 22.7
Mobile Homes 5.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.62
1 Bedroom 16.11
2 Bedrooms 40.37
3 Bedrooms 32.69
4 Bedrooms 5.80
5 or more bedrooms 0.41