Littleton, MA


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Littleton, MA Real Estate Data

Littleton Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,912, 3,346 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $483,890, real estate costs in Littleton 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 Littleton, accounting for 83.68% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.49%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.47%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.71%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Littleton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 82.97% of Littleton's homes, and 68.34% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Littleton 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 Littleton built between 1940-1969 ( 33.17%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 15.45%). There's also some housing in Littleton built between 2000 and later ( 11.31%).

Littleton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Littleton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.49%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Littleton house appreciation rate of 0.34%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Littleton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Littleton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Littleton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.25%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.40% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Littleton. Littleton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.57%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.42%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,198,000 0.3
$898,001 - $1,198,000 1.7
$598,001 - $898,000 21.3
$479,001 - $598,000 23.2
$359,001 - $479,000 34.2
$239,001 - $359,000 12.1
$119,001 - $239,000 3.5
$60,001 - $119,000 0.8
$0 - $60,000 3.0

High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.65222228728699 28.2051282051282

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,548 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 82.97
Renters 17.03
Vacant 6.33

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Littleton HOMES
2000 or Newer 11.3
1970 - 1999 40.1
1940 - 1969 33.2
1939 or Older 15.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 83.7
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 6.5
Apt. Complexes 6.5
Mobile Homes 1.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.29
1 Bedroom 7.95
2 Bedrooms 21.70
3 Bedrooms 39.14
4 Bedrooms 29.20
5 or more bedrooms 0.73

Littleton 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
48.27% 2.34% 5 6
* 10 is highest

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