Tifton, GA


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Tifton, 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

Tifton Housing Market Information

With 16,725 people, 5,534 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $149,853, Tifton 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 Tifton, accounting for 49.12% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tifton include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 20.19%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.28%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 13.27%).

Renters dominate Tifton's housing market, and most live in three of four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes.

There is a lot of housing in Tifton 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 Tifton built between 1940-1969 ( 32.95%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.88%). There's also some housing in Tifton built before 1939 ( 5.50%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Tifton. Fully 15.42% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Tifton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Tifton 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.

Tifton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Tifton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.64%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Tifton house appreciation rate of 0.16%.

Over the last year, Tifton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Tifton's appreciation rate has been 2.37%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Tifton were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Tifton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% 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 Tifton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Tifton - 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 Tifton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,079,000 1.4
$809,001 - $1,079,000 0.7
$540,001 - $809,000 0.7
$432,001 - $540,000 1.0
$324,001 - $432,000 3.3
$216,001 - $324,000 11.8
$108,001 - $216,000 44.9
$54,001 - $108,000 24.8
$0 - $54,000 11.4

High for GA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
50.0468768311262 31.9238900634249

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Tifton 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
27.13% 1.40% 7 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$811 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 31.41
Renters 68.59
Vacant 15.42

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.9
1970 - 1999 49.7
1940 - 1969 33.0
1939 or Older 5.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 49.1
Townhomes 4.1
Small Apt. Buildings 20.2
Apt. Complexes 13.3
Mobile Homes 13.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.15
1 Bedroom 12.52
2 Bedrooms 30.81
3 Bedrooms 42.78
4 Bedrooms 8.86
5 or more bedrooms 2.87