Cairo GA

map preview
Please wait, loading your map...

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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Cairo Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,369, 3,399 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $142,707, house prices in Cairo are solidly below the national average.

Mobile homes or trailers are the single most common housing type in Cairo, accounting for 0.00% of the city's housing units.

The most prevalent building size and type in Cairo are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in mobile homes or trailers. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 48.40% owning and 51.60% 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 ( 32.76%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.60%). There's also some housing in Cairo built before 1939 ( 7.45%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Cairo. Fully 14.47% 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

Real estate appreciation rates in Cairo's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 1.85% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Cairo that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Cairo real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Cairo appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.42%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.39% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Cairo. Cairo appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.84%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.55%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Cairo'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
> $1,156,000 0.7
$867,001 - $1,156,000 0.4
$578,001 - $867,000 1.0
$462,001 - $578,000 1.0
$347,001 - $462,000 3.3
$231,001 - $347,000 15.2
$115,001 - $231,000 36.6
$58,001 - $115,000 27.7
$0 - $58,000 14.0

Average for GA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
65.2729927007299 53.1645569620253

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Cairo Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
50.93% 2.00%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,144 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 48.40
Renters 51.60
Vacant 14.47

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.6
1970 - 1999 48.2
1940 - 1969 32.8
1939 or Older 7.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 0.0
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 0.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.86
1 Bedroom 7.30
2 Bedrooms 22.07
3 Bedrooms 55.49
4 Bedrooms 12.73
5 or more bedrooms 0.55

Popular Neighborhoods in Cairo

Zip Codes in Cairo, GA