Rising Sun, IN


Highest Appreciating Rising Sun Neighborhoods Since 2000

Rising Sun, 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

Rising Sun Housing Market Information

With 2,205 people, 992 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $119,427, house prices in Rising Sun are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Rising Sun, accounting for 62.71% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Rising Sun include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.36%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.76%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 7.28%).

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

The housing in Rising Sun was primarily built before 1939 ( 37.47%), making the housing stock in Rising Sun some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Rising Sun. The next most important housing age is between 1970-1999 ( 32.17%), followed by between 1940-1969 ( 24.80%). There's also some housing in Rising Sun built between 2000 and later ( 5.57%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Rising Sun. Fully 10.87% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Rising Sun homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Rising Sun 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.

Rising Sun Home Appreciation Rates

Rising Sun's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Rising Sun during the period has been just -0.83%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Rising Sun's appreciation rate, at 3.69%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Rising Sun's appreciation rate has been 0.43%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.74%.

Relative to Indiana, our data show that Rising Sun's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Indiana.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,023,000 0.0
$767,001 - $1,023,000 0.0
$511,001 - $767,000 0.1
$409,001 - $511,000 0.5
$307,001 - $409,000 6.9
$205,001 - $307,000 9.4
$102,001 - $205,000 42.6
$51,001 - $102,000 30.7
$0 - $51,000 9.7

Average for IN
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
65.7154576350639 54.7511312217195

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rising Sun 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
6.48% 0.36% 2 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$789 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.99
Renters 40.01
Vacant 10.87

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 5.6
1970 - 1999 32.2
1940 - 1969 24.8
1939 or Older 37.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 62.7
Townhomes 1.9
Small Apt. Buildings 12.8
Apt. Complexes 15.4
Mobile Homes 7.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.67
1 Bedroom 11.14
2 Bedrooms 33.69
3 Bedrooms 35.40
4 Bedrooms 13.93
5 or more bedrooms 1.17

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