Sudbury, MA


Highest Appreciating Sudbury Neighborhoods Since 2000

Sudbury, 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

Sudbury Housing Market Information

With 18,874 people, 6,063 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $756,558, Sudbury house prices are not only among the most expensive in Massachusetts, Sudbury real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Sudbury is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Sudbury than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Sudbury. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 93.08% of Sudbury's homes, and 74.71% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Sudbury's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 41.83% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Sudbury include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 39.54%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 11.86%). There's also some housing in Sudbury built before 1939 ( 6.77%).

Sudbury Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Sudbury have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 9.44%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Sudbury house appreciation rate of 0.91%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Sudbury's appreciation rate, at 4.51%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Sudbury's appreciation rate has been 1.07%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.36%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Sudbury's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,139,000 12.0
$855,001 - $1,139,000 19.8
$570,001 - $855,000 42.9
$456,001 - $570,000 14.3
$342,001 - $456,000 6.1
$228,001 - $342,000 2.0
$114,001 - $228,000 1.6
$57,001 - $114,000 0.2
$0 - $57,000 1.1

Very High for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.22664947849525 6.73076923076923

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Sudbury 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
44.59% 2.16% 4 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$804 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 93.08
Renters 6.92
Vacant 2.54

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.9
1970 - 1999 39.5
1940 - 1969 41.8
1939 or Older 6.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 89.5
Townhomes 6.4
Small Apt. Buildings 1.0
Apt. Complexes 3.2
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.31
1 Bedroom 2.59
2 Bedrooms 7.46
3 Bedrooms 28.98
4 Bedrooms 45.73
5 or more bedrooms 14.93