Stow, MA
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Stow, 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

Stow Housing Market Information

With 7,125 people, 2,538 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $506,334, real estate costs in Stow 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 Stow, accounting for 82.25% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Stow include row houses and other attached homes ( 10.15%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.05%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.55%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Stow. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 91.31% of Stow's homes, and 74.87% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Stow 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 Stow built between 1940-1969 ( 24.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 24.04%). There's also some housing in Stow built before 1939 ( 17.52%).

Stow Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Stow's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.16% during the period.

Over the last year, Stow appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Stow's appreciation rate has been 2.18%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Stow were at 1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.36%.

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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$506,334

Stow, MA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,108,000 1.3
$831,001 - $1,108,000 3.8
$554,001 - $831,000 33.3
$443,001 - $554,000 26.3
$332,001 - $443,000 21.5
$221,001 - $332,000 8.5
$111,001 - $221,000 3.1
$55,001 - $111,000 0.0
$0 - $55,000 2.2

High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.78342904019688 22.1153846153846

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
2,538

Stow Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MA*
Compared To
America*
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
32.38% 1.64% 1 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$2,405 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 91.31
Renters 8.69
Vacant 2.05

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Stow HOMES
2000 or Newer 24.0
1970 - 1999 33.7
1940 - 1969 24.7
1939 or Older 17.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Stow HOMES
Single-Family 82.2
Townhomes 10.2
Small Apt. Buildings 3.6
Apt. Complexes 4.1
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Stow HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 1.70
2 Bedrooms 20.22
3 Bedrooms 38.48
4 Bedrooms 36.40
5 or more bedrooms 3.20