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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 1,024 people, 463 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $149,630, Wanatah 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 Wanatah, accounting for 91.20% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Wanatah include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.59%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.10%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.15%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Wanatah. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 83.59% of Wanatah's homes, and 64.05% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Wanatah 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 Wanatah built between 1940-1969 ( 28.68%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 24.28%). There's also some housing in Wanatah built between 2000 and later ( 6.69%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Wanatah. Fully 11.47% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Wanatah homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Wanatah 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Wanatah have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.10%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Wanatah house appreciation rate of 0.11%.
Over the last year, Wanatah appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Wanatah's appreciation rate has been -3.33%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Wanatah were at -3.78%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -14.27%.
Notably, Wanatah's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Indiana, our data show that Wanatah's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Indiana.
|$790,001 - $1,053,000||0.2|
|$527,001 - $790,000||1.0|
|$422,001 - $527,000||1.2|
|$316,001 - $422,000||4.7|
|$211,001 - $316,000||13.7|
|$105,001 - $211,000||54.5|
|$53,001 - $105,000||21.3|
|$0 - $53,000||3.2|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Wanatah HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||6.7|
|1970 - 1999||40.3|
|1940 - 1969||28.7|
|1939 or Older||24.3|
|TYPE OF Wanatah HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||4.6|
|SIZE OF Wanatah HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||3.82|