Duxbury, MA


Highest Appreciating Duxbury Neighborhoods Since 2000

Duxbury, 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

Duxbury Housing Market Information

With 15,483 people, 5,406 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $662,888, Duxbury house prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, Duxbury real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Duxbury, accounting for 84.36% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duxbury include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.93%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.12%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.59%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Duxbury. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 87.75% of Duxbury's homes, and 68.80% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Duxbury 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 Duxbury built between 1940-1969 ( 28.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 18.00%). There's also some housing in Duxbury built between 2000 and later ( 6.06%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Duxbury. Fully 10.72% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Duxbury homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Duxbury 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.

Duxbury Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Duxbury have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.33%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Duxbury house appreciation rate of 0.13%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Duxbury's appreciation rate, at 4.50%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Duxbury's appreciation rate has been 1.07%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.36%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Duxbury's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,145,000 10.0
$859,001 - $1,145,000 11.2
$573,001 - $859,000 36.3
$458,001 - $573,000 20.9
$343,001 - $458,000 15.2
$229,001 - $343,000 4.4
$114,001 - $229,000 0.8
$57,001 - $114,000 0.2
$0 - $57,000 1.0

Very High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.04113441931325 10.5769230769231

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Duxbury 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
50.34% 2.39% 5 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,378 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 87.75
Renters 12.25
Vacant 10.72

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.1
1970 - 1999 47.2
1940 - 1969 28.7
1939 or Older 18.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 84.4
Townhomes 4.6
Small Apt. Buildings 5.1
Apt. Complexes 5.9
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.20
1 Bedroom 5.88
2 Bedrooms 15.87
3 Bedrooms 33.01
4 Bedrooms 35.79
5 or more bedrooms 9.25