Dartmouth, 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Dartmouth Housing Market Information

With 34,188 people, 11,420 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $445,170, real estate costs in Dartmouth 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 Dartmouth, accounting for 81.86% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Dartmouth include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.43%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.15%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.29%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Dartmouth. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.19% of Dartmouth's homes, and 62.22% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Dartmouth 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 Dartmouth built between 1940-1969 ( 29.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 17.44%). There's also some housing in Dartmouth built between 2000 and later ( 11.88%).

Dartmouth Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Dartmouth have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 36.83%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Dartmouth house appreciation rate of 3.19%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Dartmouth's appreciation rate, at 4.69%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Dartmouth's appreciation rate has been 1.50%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.15%.

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

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Dartmouth differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Dartmouth - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Dartmouth real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$445,170

Dartmouth, MA HOME PRICES

> $1,230,000
2.6%
2.6%
$922,001 - $1,230,000
1.8%
1.8%
$615,001 - $922,000
11.6%
11.6%
$492,001 - $615,000
16.5%
16.5%
$369,001 - $492,000
30.0%
30.0%
$246,001 - $369,000
28.7%
28.7%
$123,001 - $246,000
7.1%
7.1%
$61,001 - $123,000
0.4%
0.4%
$0 - $61,000
1.2%
1.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Average for MA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
11,420

Dartmouth Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
97.60% 3.34%
9
8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,609 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
66.2%
66.2%
Renters
33.8%
33.8%
Vacant
8.8%
8.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
11.9%
11.9%
1970 - 1999
41.2%
41.2%
1940 - 1969
29.5%
29.5%
1939 or Older
17.4%
17.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
81.9%
81.9%
Townhomes
1.3%
1.3%
Small Apt. Buildings
6.2%
6.2%
Apt. Complexes
10.4%
10.4%
Mobile Homes
0.2%
0.2%
Other
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1.8%
1.8%
1 Bedroom
9.3%
9.3%
2 Bedrooms
19.8%
19.8%
3 Bedrooms
45.4%
45.4%
4 Bedrooms
16.8%
16.8%
5 or more bedrooms
6.9%
6.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES