Littleton, MA Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Littleton, MA Housing Market Trends

With 10,227 people, 3,657 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $483,940, 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 85.64% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.63%), mobile homes or trailers ( 4.61%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.32%).

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 86.99% of Littleton's homes, and 65.07% 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 ( 31.52%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.41%). There's also some housing in Littleton built before 1939 ( 14.65%).

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 36.03%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Littleton house appreciation rate of 3.12%.

Over the last year, Littleton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Littleton's appreciation rate has been 5.11%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Littleton were at 2.09%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.63%.

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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$483,940

Littleton, MA HOME PRICES

> $1,115,000
0.9%
0.9%
$837,001 - $1,115,000
6.5%
6.5%
$558,001 - $837,000
36.5%
36.5%
$446,001 - $558,000
17.3%
17.3%
$335,001 - $446,000
19.5%
19.5%
$223,001 - $335,000
12.7%
12.7%
$111,001 - $223,000
1.0%
1.0%
$56,001 - $111,000
2.6%
2.6%
$0 - $56,000
3.2%
3.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for MA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
3,657

Littleton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
69.20% 2.54%
3
5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$2,895 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
87.0%
87.0%
Renters
13.0%
13.0%
Vacant
4.7%
4.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
17.4%
17.4%
1970 - 1999
36.4%
36.4%
1940 - 1969
31.5%
31.5%
1939 or Older
14.7%
14.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
85.6%
85.6%
Townhomes
1.8%
1.8%
Small Apt. Buildings
2.3%
2.3%
Apt. Complexes
5.6%
5.6%
Mobile Homes
4.6%
4.6%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.0%
0.0%
1 Bedroom
6.7%
6.7%
2 Bedrooms
22.7%
22.7%
3 Bedrooms
37.8%
37.8%
4 Bedrooms
27.3%
27.3%
5 or more bedrooms
5.6%
5.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Popular Neighborhoods in Littleton

Zip Codes in Littleton, MA