Carver, MA


Highest Appreciating Carver Neighborhoods Since 2000

Carver, 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

Carver Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,629, 4,423 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $231,461, Carver real estate values are some of the lowest in Massachusetts, although compared to real estate around the nation, Carver homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Carver, accounting for 69.97% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Carver include mobile homes or trailers ( 22.65%), row houses and other attached homes ( 4.69%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.04%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Carver. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 90.50% of Carver's homes, and 62.64% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Carver 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 Carver built between 2000 and later ( 10.54%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 9.79%). There's also some housing in Carver built before 1939 ( 8.00%).

Carver Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Carver's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.71% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Carver that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Carver real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Carver appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.43%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.38% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Carver. Carver appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.36%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Carver'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
> $1,164,000 1.2
$872,001 - $1,164,000 0.5
$582,001 - $872,000 2.8
$465,001 - $582,000 7.3
$349,001 - $465,000 24.3
$233,001 - $349,000 36.4
$116,001 - $233,000 11.3
$58,001 - $116,000 10.7
$0 - $58,000 5.3

Very Low for MA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
25.5713113793508 90.0641025641026

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Carver 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
56.40% 2.63% 7 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,251 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 90.50
Renters 9.50
Vacant 4.86

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.5
1970 - 1999 71.7
1940 - 1969 9.8
1939 or Older 8.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 70.0
Townhomes 4.7
Small Apt. Buildings 2.0
Apt. Complexes 0.6
Mobile Homes 22.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 5.03
2 Bedrooms 27.55
3 Bedrooms 46.05
4 Bedrooms 16.58
5 or more bedrooms 4.78