East Point, GA


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East Point, 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

East Point Housing Market Information

With a population of 35,467, 13,443 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $114,732, house prices in East Point are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in East Point, accounting for 54.51% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in East Point include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 32.69%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.02%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.86%).

People in East Point primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. East Point has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. East Point's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 44.72% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in East Point include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 25.85%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 20.79%). There's also some housing in East Point built before 1939 ( 8.63%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in East Point. Fully 22.92% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant East Point homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding East Point 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.

East Point Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in East Point over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.29% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows East Point home appreciation rates at 1.10%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.47%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in East Point that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, East Point real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, East Point appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 12.01%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.44% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in East Point. East Point 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 East Point's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 East Point differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in East Point - 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 East Point real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,273,000 0.3
$955,001 - $1,273,000 0.5
$637,001 - $955,000 0.6
$509,001 - $637,000 0.4
$382,001 - $509,000 1.7
$255,001 - $382,000 3.9
$127,001 - $255,000 35.8
$64,001 - $127,000 39.3
$0 - $64,000 17.5

Average for GA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
68.4343138403844 54.9682875264271

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

East Point 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
0.36% 0.02% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,157 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 41.86
Renters 58.14
Vacant 22.92

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 20.8
1970 - 1999 25.9
1940 - 1969 44.7
1939 or Older 8.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 54.5
Townhomes 2.9
Small Apt. Buildings 9.0
Apt. Complexes 32.7
Mobile Homes 0.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.63
1 Bedroom 12.82
2 Bedrooms 37.60
3 Bedrooms 34.17
4 Bedrooms 10.99
5 or more bedrooms 2.80