Savanna, IL


Highest Appreciating Savanna Neighborhoods Since 2000

Savanna, IL 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

Savanna Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,880, 1,334 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $65,701, house prices in Savanna are some of the most affordable in Illinois as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Savanna, accounting for 73.30% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Savanna include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.43%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.96%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.43%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Savanna are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.03% owning and 38.97% renting.

The housing in Savanna was primarily built before 1939 ( 48.93%), making the housing stock in Savanna some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Savanna. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 31.50%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 15.59%). There's also some housing in Savanna built between 2000 and later ( 3.98%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Savanna. Fully 15.78% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Savanna homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Savanna 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.

Savanna Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Savanna's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.41% during the period.

Over the last year, Savanna appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Savanna's appreciation rate has been -4.52%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Savanna were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $994,000 0.0
$746,001 - $994,000 1.0
$497,001 - $746,000 0.8
$398,001 - $497,000 0.0
$298,001 - $398,000 3.4
$199,001 - $298,000 5.3
$99,001 - $199,000 10.4
$50,001 - $99,000 48.6
$0 - $50,000 30.6

Very Low for IL
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
96.5897105355678 95.6962025316456

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Savanna 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
22.52% 1.18% 5 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$723 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.03
Renters 38.97
Vacant 15.78

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.0
1970 - 1999 15.6
1940 - 1969 31.5
1939 or Older 48.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 73.3
Townhomes 0.9
Small Apt. Buildings 9.0
Apt. Complexes 11.4
Mobile Homes 5.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.22
1 Bedroom 13.70
2 Bedrooms 29.67
3 Bedrooms 34.41
4 Bedrooms 14.65
5 or more bedrooms 4.36