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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 25,905 people, 9,545 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $502,838, real estate costs in Marshfield 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 Marshfield, accounting for 82.05% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Marshfield include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.26%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.00%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.69%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Marshfield. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.60% of Marshfield's homes, and 63.74% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Marshfield 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 Marshfield built between 1940-1969 ( 31.38%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 15.79%). There's also some housing in Marshfield built between 2000 and later ( 12.02%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Marshfield. Fully 12.58% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Marshfield homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Marshfield 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Marshfield have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 30.94%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Marshfield house appreciation rate of 2.73%.
Over the last year, Marshfield appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Marshfield's appreciation rate has been 3.23%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Marshfield were at 0.57%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.29%.
Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Marshfield's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Marshfield differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Marshfield - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Marshfield real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$864,001 - $1,152,000||5.8|
|$575,001 - $864,000||29.4|
|$460,001 - $575,000||24.2|
|$345,001 - $460,000||27.9|
|$230,001 - $345,000||7.6|
|$115,001 - $230,000||2.3|
|$58,001 - $115,000||0.5|
|$0 - $58,000||0.9|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Marshfield HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||12.0|
|1970 - 1999||40.8|
|1940 - 1969||31.4|
|1939 or Older||15.8|
|TYPE OF Marshfield HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||4.0|
|SIZE OF Marshfield HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||5.85|