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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 12,870 people, 4,553 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $166,300, Dallas real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dallas, accounting for 62.03% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dallas include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.65%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.31%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.72%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Dallas are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 46.92% owning and 53.08% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Dallas 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 Dallas built between 2000 and later ( 44.43%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 5.57%). There's also some housing in Dallas built before 1939 ( 1.24%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Dallas. Fully 10.06% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Dallas homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Dallas 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.
Dallas's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Dallas during the period has been just -0.87%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Dallas that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Dallas real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Dallas appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.21%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 75.89% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Dallas. Dallas appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.10%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.47%.
Relative to Georgia, our data show that Dallas's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Dallas differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Dallas - 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 Dallas real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$977,001 - $1,303,000||0.1|
|$651,001 - $977,000||0.1|
|$521,001 - $651,000||0.1|
|$391,001 - $521,000||3.3|
|$261,001 - $391,000||11.6|
|$130,001 - $261,000||48.4|
|$65,001 - $130,000||28.3|
|$0 - $65,000||7.4|
|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 Dallas HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||44.4|
|1970 - 1999||48.8|
|1940 - 1969||5.6|
|1939 or Older||1.2|
|TYPE OF Dallas HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||10.3|
|SIZE OF Dallas HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.77|