Littleton, MA


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Littleton, 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

Littleton Housing Market Information

With a population of 9,912, 3,446 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $442,571, 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 83.77% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.07%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.20%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.11%).

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 81.39% of Littleton's homes, and 67.24% 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 ( 34.65%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.63%). There's also some housing in Littleton built between 2000 and later ( 13.06%).

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 0.84%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Littleton house appreciation rate of 0.08%.

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 2.37%, 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 1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.36%.

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:


Value Range
> $1,118,000 0.5
$839,001 - $1,118,000 2.2
$560,001 - $839,000 23.3
$447,001 - $560,000 21.7
$336,001 - $447,000 30.6
$224,001 - $336,000 15.8
$112,001 - $224,000 2.2
$56,001 - $112,000 0.3
$0 - $56,000 3.5

High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
7.64678307746396 32.3717948717949

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Littleton 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
41.68% 2.04% 3 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,226 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.39
Renters 18.61
Vacant 6.64

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Littleton HOMES
2000 or Newer 13.1
1970 - 1999 38.7
1940 - 1969 34.7
1939 or Older 13.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 83.8
Townhomes 1.8
Small Apt. Buildings 5.2
Apt. Complexes 7.1
Mobile Homes 2.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.22
1 Bedroom 6.99
2 Bedrooms 23.57
3 Bedrooms 36.66
4 Bedrooms 30.59
5 or more bedrooms 0.98

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Zip Codes in Littleton, MA