Linton, IN


Highest Appreciating Linton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Linton, IN 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

Linton Housing Market Information

With 5,284 people, 2,188 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $59,301, house prices in Linton are some of the most affordable in Indiana as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Linton, accounting for 71.01% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Linton include mobile homes or trailers ( 17.19%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.14%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.74%).

Dwellings in Linton tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 49.52% of the homes in Linton have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Linton 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 Linton built before 1939 ( 28.99%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 23.64%). There's also some housing in Linton built between 2000 and later ( 8.37%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Linton. Fully 12.76% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Linton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Linton 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.

Linton Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Linton's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.03% during the period.

Over the last year, Linton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Linton's appreciation rate has been -4.54%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Linton were at -1.14%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.49%.

Notably, Linton's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,000,000 0.8
$750,001 - $1,000,000 0.1
$500,001 - $750,000 0.1
$400,001 - $500,000 0.0
$300,001 - $400,000 0.3
$200,001 - $300,000 2.1
$100,001 - $200,000 16.1
$50,001 - $100,000 47.2
$0 - $50,000 33.4

Very Low for IN
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
98.1893823977499 99.3212669683258

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Linton 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
16.99% 0.91% 4 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$754 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.31
Renters 31.69
Vacant 12.76

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 8.4
1970 - 1999 39.0
1940 - 1969 23.6
1939 or Older 29.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.0
Townhomes 0.9
Small Apt. Buildings 4.7
Apt. Complexes 6.1
Mobile Homes 17.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.83
1 Bedroom 7.81
2 Bedrooms 37.88
3 Bedrooms 39.35
4 Bedrooms 9.53
5 or more bedrooms 1.59