Cairo, GA


Highest Appreciating Cairo Neighborhoods Since 2000

Cairo, 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

Cairo Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,752, 3,475 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $130,240, house prices in Cairo are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Cairo, accounting for 73.15% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Cairo include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.85%), mobile homes or trailers ( 8.74%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.17%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Cairo are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 43.37% owning and 56.63% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Cairo 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 Cairo built between 1940-1969 ( 27.63%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.53%). There's also some housing in Cairo built before 1939 ( 6.13%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Cairo. Fully 11.98% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Cairo homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Cairo 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.

Cairo Home Appreciation Rates

Cairo's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Cairo during the period has been just -1.99%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Cairo appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Cairo's appreciation rate has been -1.13%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Cairo were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Cairo's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,009,000 0.0
$757,001 - $1,009,000 0.0
$505,001 - $757,000 1.3
$404,001 - $505,000 1.6
$303,001 - $404,000 5.5
$202,001 - $303,000 12.6
$101,001 - $202,000 35.3
$51,001 - $101,000 27.4
$0 - $51,000 16.5

Average for GA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
59.721082854799 45.4545454545455

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Cairo 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
14.78% 0.80% 4 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$912 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 43.37
Renters 56.63
Vacant 11.98

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.5
1970 - 1999 50.7
1940 - 1969 27.6
1939 or Older 6.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 73.2
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 11.9
Apt. Complexes 5.2
Mobile Homes 8.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.42
1 Bedroom 5.95
2 Bedrooms 22.87
3 Bedrooms 52.56
4 Bedrooms 13.86
5 or more bedrooms 1.34

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Zip Codes in Cairo, GA