Oxford, MA
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Oxford, MA Real Estate Data


Oxford Housing Market Information

With 13,916 people, 5,170 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $264,117, Oxford real estate values are some of the lowest in Massachusetts, although compared to real estate around the nation, Oxford homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Oxford, accounting for 67.35% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Oxford include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.39%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.55%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.44%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Oxford. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 74.87% of Oxford's homes, and 63.16% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Oxford 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 Oxford built between 1940-1969 ( 31.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 22.73%). There's also some housing in Oxford built between 2000 and later ( 6.68%).

Oxford Home Appreciation Rates

Oxford's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Oxford during the period has been just -1.43%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Oxford's appreciation rate, at 4.54%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Oxford's appreciation rate has been 1.83%, which annualizes to a rate of 7.50%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Oxford's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$264,117

Oxford, MA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,126,000 0.0
$845,001 - $1,126,000 0.0
$563,001 - $845,000 0.4
$451,001 - $563,000 2.8
$338,001 - $451,000 19.6
$225,001 - $338,000 45.9
$112,001 - $225,000 27.3
$57,001 - $112,000 3.6
$0 - $57,000 0.3

Very Low for MA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
21.1454002459448 82.0512820512821

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
5,170

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,020 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 74.87
Renters 25.13
Vacant 4.91

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Oxford HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.7
1970 - 1999 38.8
1940 - 1969 31.8
1939 or Older 22.7

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Oxford HOMES
Single-Family 67.4
Townhomes 5.4
Small Apt. Buildings 15.4
Apt. Complexes 11.6
Mobile Homes 0.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Oxford HOMES
No Bedroom 0.61
1 Bedroom 13.41
2 Bedrooms 21.32
3 Bedrooms 47.47
4 Bedrooms 15.69
5 or more bedrooms 1.51

Oxford Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MA*
Compared To
America*
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
42.94% 2.12% 3 5
* 10 is highest