Paintsville, KY


Highest Appreciating Paintsville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Paintsville, 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

Paintsville Housing Market Information

With 4,249 people, 1,706 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $82,476, house prices in Paintsville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Paintsville, accounting for 54.75% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Paintsville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.98%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.17%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.84%).

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

There is a lot of housing in Paintsville 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 Paintsville built between 1940-1969 ( 32.91%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 12.62%). There's also some housing in Paintsville built between 2000 and later ( 3.68%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Paintsville. Fully 20.58% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Paintsville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Paintsville 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.

Paintsville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Paintsville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.85%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Paintsville house appreciation rate of 0.38%.

Over the last year, Paintsville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Paintsville's appreciation rate has been 2.16%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Paintsville were at 0.56%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.24%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Paintsville, KY HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,045,000 0.0
$784,001 - $1,045,000 0.0
$522,001 - $784,000 0.0
$418,001 - $522,000 2.5
$313,001 - $418,000 1.6
$209,001 - $313,000 4.1
$105,001 - $209,000 26.9
$52,001 - $105,000 35.5
$0 - $52,000 29.4

Low for KY
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
88.8901910230868 71.9298245614035

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Paintsville 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
33.19% 1.68% 5 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$738 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 45.77
Renters 54.23
Vacant 20.58

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Paintsville HOMES
2000 or Newer 3.7
1970 - 1999 50.8
1940 - 1969 32.9
1939 or Older 12.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Paintsville HOMES
Single-Family 54.7
Townhomes 4.8
Small Apt. Buildings 9.2
Apt. Complexes 28.0
Mobile Homes 3.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Paintsville HOMES
No Bedroom 3.77
1 Bedroom 12.76
2 Bedrooms 33.57
3 Bedrooms 39.76
4 Bedrooms 8.75
5 or more bedrooms 1.40

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