Harold, KY


Highest Appreciating Harold Neighborhoods Since 2000

Harold, KY 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

Harold Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,306, 1,787 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $81,148, house prices in Harold are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Harold, accounting for 52.08% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Harold include mobile homes or trailers ( 39.05%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.66%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.47%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Harold. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.11% of Harold's homes, and 60.09% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Harold 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 Harold built between 2000 and later ( 13.17%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 11.65%). There's also some housing in Harold built before 1939 ( 6.62%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Harold. Fully 16.18% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Harold homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Harold 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.

Harold Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Harold have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.01%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Harold house appreciation rate of 0.30%.

Over the last year, Harold appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Harold's appreciation rate has been 1.89%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Harold were at 0.56%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.24%.

Relative to Kentucky, our data show that Harold's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Kentucky.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,073,000 0.0
$804,001 - $1,073,000 0.0
$536,001 - $804,000 2.4
$429,001 - $536,000 0.0
$322,001 - $429,000 4.8
$215,001 - $322,000 4.6
$107,001 - $215,000 29.9
$53,001 - $107,000 25.9
$0 - $53,000 32.5

Low for KY
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
89.7574123989218 74.1854636591479

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Harold 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
39.18% 1.93% 6 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$791 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.11
Renters 26.89
Vacant 16.18

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.2
1970 - 1999 68.6
1940 - 1969 11.7
1939 or Older 6.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 52.1
Townhomes 0.7
Small Apt. Buildings 5.7
Apt. Complexes 2.5
Mobile Homes 39.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.09
1 Bedroom 3.80
2 Bedrooms 31.93
3 Bedrooms 50.55
4 Bedrooms 9.53
5 or more bedrooms 2.09