Tallahassee, FL

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Tallahassee, 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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Tallahassee Housing Market Information

With 191,049 people, 75,194 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $136,831, house prices in Tallahassee are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Tallahassee, accounting for 42.09% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tallahassee include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.50%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.61%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 8.47%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Tallahassee are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 37.12% owning and 62.88% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Tallahassee 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 Tallahassee built between 2000 and later ( 22.08%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 20.05%). There's also some housing in Tallahassee built before 1939 ( 1.55%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Tallahassee. Fully 13.07% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Tallahassee homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Tallahassee 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.

Tallahassee Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Tallahassee over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 7.86% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Tallahassee home appreciation rates at -5.22%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -19.30%.

Over the last year, Tallahassee appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Tallahassee's appreciation rate has been -1.55%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Tallahassee were at -5.22%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -19.30%.

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

Relative to Florida, our data show that Tallahassee'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 Tallahassee differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Tallahassee - 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 Tallahassee real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Tallahassee, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,091,000 0.7
$818,001 - $1,091,000 0.7
$545,001 - $818,000 2.2
$436,001 - $545,000 4.2
$327,001 - $436,000 11.5
$218,001 - $327,000 24.8
$109,001 - $218,000 39.0
$55,001 - $109,000 12.5
$0 - $55,000 4.4

Low for FL
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
62.7737226277372 79.1489361702128

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Tallahassee Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
47.81% 2.05%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,307 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 37.12
Renters 62.88
Vacant 13.07

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Tallahassee HOMES
2000 or Newer 22.1
1970 - 1999 56.3
1940 - 1969 20.0
1939 or Older 1.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Tallahassee HOMES
Single-Family 42.1
Townhomes 8.5
Small Apt. Buildings 13.6
Apt. Complexes 33.5
Mobile Homes 2.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Tallahassee HOMES
No Bedroom 3.19
1 Bedroom 14.51
2 Bedrooms 28.38
3 Bedrooms 36.95
4 Bedrooms 15.41
5 or more bedrooms 1.55