Bowdon, GA


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Bowdon, GA 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

Bowdon Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,072, 875 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $117,326, house prices in Bowdon are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bowdon, accounting for 60.95% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bowdon include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.94%), mobile homes or trailers ( 14.10%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.29%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Bowdon are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 40.54% owning and 59.46% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Bowdon's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 39.86% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Bowdon include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 38.64%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 16.84%). There's also some housing in Bowdon built between 2000 and later ( 4.67%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bowdon. Fully 11.26% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bowdon homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bowdon 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.

Bowdon Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Bowdon's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.66% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Bowdon's appreciation rate, at 4.86%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Bowdon's appreciation rate has been 1.10%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.47%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Bowdon's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,225,000 0.3
$919,001 - $1,225,000 0.0
$612,001 - $919,000 0.4
$490,001 - $612,000 0.6
$368,001 - $490,000 3.4
$245,001 - $368,000 7.7
$122,001 - $245,000 37.9
$61,001 - $122,000 32.5
$0 - $61,000 17.1

Average for GA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
67.0104300949256 52.8541226215645

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bowdon 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
16.36% 0.88% 4 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$832 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 40.54
Renters 59.46
Vacant 11.26

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.7
1970 - 1999 38.6
1940 - 1969 39.9
1939 or Older 16.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 61.0
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 16.9
Apt. Complexes 6.3
Mobile Homes 14.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 5.07
2 Bedrooms 30.73
3 Bedrooms 52.33
4 Bedrooms 9.84
5 or more bedrooms 2.03

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