Duxbury, MA


Highest Appreciating Duxbury Neighborhoods Since 2000

Duxbury, MA Real Estate Data

Duxbury Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,483, 5,305 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $753,490, 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 85.55% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duxbury include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.00%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.43%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.02%).

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 89.30% of Duxbury's homes, and 70.04% 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 ( 30.01%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 19.05%). There's also some housing in Duxbury built between 2000 and later ( 6.80%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Duxbury. Fully 11.41% 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

Real estate appreciation rates in Duxbury's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.10% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Duxbury's appreciation rate, at 5.39%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Duxbury's appreciation rate has been 1.57%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.42%.

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
> $1,182,000 11.2
$887,001 - $1,182,000 12.2
$591,001 - $887,000 36.2
$473,001 - $591,000 19.9
$355,001 - $473,000 14.5
$237,001 - $355,000 4.7
$118,001 - $237,000 0.6
$59,001 - $118,000 0.2
$0 - $59,000 0.6

Very High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.36575510921122 6.73076923076923

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,806 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 89.30
Renters 10.70
Vacant 11.41

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.8
1970 - 1999 44.1
1940 - 1969 30.0
1939 or Older 19.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 85.6
Townhomes 3.0
Small Apt. Buildings 4.4
Apt. Complexes 7.0
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.18
1 Bedroom 6.50
2 Bedrooms 14.66
3 Bedrooms 31.35
4 Bedrooms 38.69
5 or more bedrooms 8.62

Duxbury Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
51.31% 2.47% 6 6
* 10 is highest