Dawsonville, GA


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Dawsonville, 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

Dawsonville Housing Market Information

With 2,525 people, 794 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $255,944, Dawsonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Dawsonville home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Dawsonville, accounting for 72.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dawsonville include row houses and other attached homes ( 11.10%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.90%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.57%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Dawsonville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 59.71% owning and 40.29% renting.

Dawsonville homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 73.06% of Dawsonville's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Dawsonville real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 17.03%), and between 1940-1969 ( 8.41%). There's also some housing in Dawsonville built before 1939 ( 1.51%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Dawsonville. Fully 14.44% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Dawsonville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Dawsonville 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.

Dawsonville Home Appreciation Rates

Dawsonville's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Dawsonville during the period has been just -1.35%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Dawsonville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Dawsonville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Dawsonville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.83%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 72.65% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Dawsonville. Dawsonville 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 Dawsonville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Dawsonville, GA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,191,000 3.5
$894,001 - $1,191,000 0.4
$596,001 - $894,000 6.8
$477,001 - $596,000 6.3
$358,001 - $477,000 13.1
$238,001 - $358,000 14.5
$119,001 - $238,000 37.4
$60,001 - $119,000 8.9
$0 - $60,000 9.2

Very High for GA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
21.6688151880933 6.13107822410148

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Dawsonville 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
15.26% 0.83% 4 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,227 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.71
Renters 40.29
Vacant 14.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Dawsonville HOMES
2000 or Newer 73.1
1970 - 1999 17.0
1940 - 1969 8.4
1939 or Older 1.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Dawsonville HOMES
Single-Family 72.6
Townhomes 11.1
Small Apt. Buildings 6.6
Apt. Complexes 6.9
Mobile Homes 2.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Dawsonville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.83
1 Bedroom 4.09
2 Bedrooms 18.43
3 Bedrooms 55.17
4 Bedrooms 19.18
5 or more bedrooms 1.29

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