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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 24,605 people, 9,809 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $205,996, Tarpon Springs real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Tarpon Springs, accounting for 57.23% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tarpon Springs include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.56%), mobile homes or trailers ( 11.58%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.64%).
Dwellings in Tarpon Springs tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 50.71% of the homes in Tarpon Springs have two or fewer bedrooms.
There is a lot of housing in Tarpon Springs 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 Tarpon Springs built between 2000 and later ( 15.06%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 11.53%). There's also some housing in Tarpon Springs built before 1939 ( 3.71%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Tarpon Springs. Fully 21.69% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Tarpon Springs homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Tarpon Springs 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.
Tarpon Springs's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Tarpon Springs during the period has been just -1.34%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Tarpon Springs that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Tarpon Springs real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Tarpon Springs appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.63%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 84.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Tarpon Springs. Tarpon Springs appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.28%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.24%.
Relative to Florida, our data show that Tarpon Springs's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Tarpon Springs differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Tarpon Springs - 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 Tarpon Springs real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,007,001 - $1,342,000||0.6|
|$671,001 - $1,007,000||2.6|
|$537,001 - $671,000||2.3|
|$403,001 - $537,000||6.4|
|$268,001 - $403,000||18.6|
|$135,001 - $268,000||37.3|
|$67,001 - $135,000||19.2|
|$0 - $67,000||11.4|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Tarpon Springs HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||15.1|
|1970 - 1999||69.7|
|1940 - 1969||11.5|
|1939 or Older||3.7|
|TYPE OF Tarpon Springs HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.6|
|SIZE OF Tarpon Springs HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.90|