Hazlehurst, GA


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Hazlehurst, 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

Hazlehurst Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,196, 1,552 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $93,576, house prices in Hazlehurst are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Hazlehurst, accounting for 82.10% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hazlehurst include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.88%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.91%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.12%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Hazlehurst are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.72% owning and 45.28% renting.

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. Hazlehurst's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 44.04% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Hazlehurst include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 36.57%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 16.11%). There's also some housing in Hazlehurst built before 1939 ( 3.27%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Hazlehurst. Fully 20.61% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Hazlehurst homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Hazlehurst 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.

Hazlehurst Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Hazlehurst have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.39%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Hazlehurst house appreciation rate of 0.33%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Hazlehurst that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Hazlehurst real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Hazlehurst appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 15.01%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 99.36% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Hazlehurst. Hazlehurst appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Hazlehurst's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Hazlehurst, GA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,213,000 0.0
$910,001 - $1,213,000 0.0
$606,001 - $910,000 0.0
$485,001 - $606,000 0.0
$364,001 - $485,000 0.5
$243,001 - $364,000 10.9
$121,001 - $243,000 29.6
$61,001 - $121,000 26.0
$0 - $61,000 33.1

Low for GA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
81.6184225946326 70.8245243128964

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Hazlehurst 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
30.01% 1.53% 7 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$560 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.72
Renters 45.28
Vacant 20.61

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Hazlehurst HOMES
2000 or Newer 16.1
1970 - 1999 36.6
1940 - 1969 44.0
1939 or Older 3.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Hazlehurst HOMES
Single-Family 82.1
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 6.9
Apt. Complexes 7.9
Mobile Homes 3.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Hazlehurst HOMES
No Bedroom 0.97
1 Bedroom 4.50
2 Bedrooms 26.55
3 Bedrooms 54.68
4 Bedrooms 8.13
5 or more bedrooms 5.17

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