Acushnet, MA


Highest Appreciating Acushnet Neighborhoods Since 2000

Acushnet, MA 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

Acushnet Housing Market Information

With 10,477 people, 3,907 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $330,370, real estate costs in Acushnet are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Massachusetts communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Acushnet, accounting for 81.01% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Acushnet include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.29%), mobile homes or trailers ( 4.98%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.32%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Acushnet. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 87.67% of Acushnet's homes, and 67.61% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Acushnet 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 Acushnet built between 1940-1969 ( 31.50%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 18.99%). There's also some housing in Acushnet built between 2000 and later ( 9.27%).

Acushnet Home Appreciation Rates

Acushnet's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Acushnet during the period has been just -1.36%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Acushnet that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Acushnet real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Acushnet appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.91%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 80.72% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Acushnet. Acushnet appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.64%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.59%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Acushnet's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,118,000 0.0
$839,001 - $1,118,000 1.0
$559,001 - $839,000 7.7
$448,001 - $559,000 7.5
$335,001 - $448,000 20.5
$224,001 - $335,000 42.3
$112,001 - $224,000 15.1
$56,001 - $112,000 1.5
$0 - $56,000 4.4

Low for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.6704558771827 60.2564102564103

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Acushnet 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
60.04% 2.76% 8 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,310 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 87.67
Renters 12.33
Vacant 2.64

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.3
1970 - 1999 40.2
1940 - 1969 31.5
1939 or Older 19.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.0
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 10.3
Apt. Complexes 2.3
Mobile Homes 5.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.05
1 Bedroom 6.35
2 Bedrooms 24.15
3 Bedrooms 53.13
4 Bedrooms 14.48
5 or more bedrooms 0.85

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