Dawson, GA
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Dawson, 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

Dawson Housing Market Information

With 4,353 people, 1,516 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $97,672, house prices in Dawson are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dawson, accounting for 81.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dawson include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.38%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.13%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.89%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Dawson are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 37.64% owning and 62.36% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Dawson 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 Dawson built between 1940-1969 ( 28.43%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 16.36%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Dawson. Fully 24.39% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Dawson homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Dawson 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.

Dawson Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Dawson have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.34%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dawson house appreciation rate of 0.52%.

Over the last year, Dawson appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Dawson's appreciation rate has been 2.49%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Dawson were at 0.87%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.53%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Dawson's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$97,672

Dawson, GA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,062,000 0.2
$797,001 - $1,062,000 0.0
$531,001 - $797,000 0.5
$425,001 - $531,000 0.0
$319,001 - $425,000 0.1
$212,001 - $319,000 4.6
$106,001 - $212,000 30.9
$53,001 - $106,000 35.8
$0 - $53,000 27.8

Low for GA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
79.0870737138169 68.7103594080338

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
1,516

Dawson Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
GA*
Compared To
America*
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
32.54% 1.65% 8 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$736 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 37.64
Renters 62.36
Vacant 24.39

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Dawson HOMES
2000 or Newer 0.4
1970 - 1999 54.8
1940 - 1969 28.4
1939 or Older 16.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Dawson HOMES
Single-Family 81.4
Townhomes 0.2
Small Apt. Buildings 9.4
Apt. Complexes 6.1
Mobile Homes 2.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Dawson HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.88
2 Bedrooms 27.93
3 Bedrooms 44.09
4 Bedrooms 18.85
5 or more bedrooms 2.24

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