Kingston, MA
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Kingston, 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

Kingston Housing Market Information

With 13,301 people, 4,585 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $468,419, real estate costs in Kingston 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 Kingston, accounting for 79.19% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kingston include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.91%), mobile homes or trailers ( 4.63%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.71%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Kingston. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.78% of Kingston's homes, and 63.50% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Kingston 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 Kingston built before 1939 ( 22.40%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 17.10%). There's also some housing in Kingston built between 2000 and later ( 8.43%).

Kingston Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Kingston's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.78% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Kingston's appreciation rate, at 3.64%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Kingston's appreciation rate has been 1.07%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.36%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Kingston's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$468,419

Kingston, MA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,123,000 0.0
$842,001 - $1,123,000 2.9
$561,001 - $842,000 14.4
$449,001 - $561,000 16.9
$337,001 - $449,000 32.1
$225,001 - $337,000 21.2
$112,001 - $225,000 5.3
$56,001 - $112,000 2.9
$0 - $56,000 4.2

High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.80300011719208 27.2435897435897

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
4,585

Kingston Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MA*
Compared To
America*
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
39.50% 1.95% 3 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$2,264 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 79.78
Renters 20.22
Vacant 4.38

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Kingston HOMES
2000 or Newer 8.4
1970 - 1999 52.1
1940 - 1969 17.1
1939 or Older 22.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Kingston HOMES
Single-Family 79.2
Townhomes 2.6
Small Apt. Buildings 3.7
Apt. Complexes 9.9
Mobile Homes 4.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Kingston HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.49
2 Bedrooms 26.15
3 Bedrooms 44.23
4 Bedrooms 19.27
5 or more bedrooms 3.86