Swansea, MA
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Swansea, 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

Swansea Housing Market Information

With 16,387 people, 6,025 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $301,589, Swansea real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Swansea, accounting for 90.48% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Swansea include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.68%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.38%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Swansea. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 85.33% of Swansea's homes, and 69.28% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Swansea 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 Swansea built between 1940-1969 ( 34.83%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 19.60%). There's also some housing in Swansea built between 2000 and later ( 7.23%).

Swansea Home Appreciation Rates

Swansea's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Swansea during the period has been just -1.65%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Swansea's appreciation rate, at 3.67%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Swansea's appreciation rate has been 0.64%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.59%.

Relative to Massachusetts, our data show that Swansea's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Massachusetts.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$301,589

Swansea, MA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,107,000 0.0
$831,001 - $1,107,000 1.7
$554,001 - $831,000 5.4
$443,001 - $554,000 8.0
$332,001 - $443,000 20.3
$222,001 - $332,000 45.8
$111,001 - $222,000 13.6
$55,001 - $111,000 0.7
$0 - $55,000 4.6

Low for MA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
16.184225946326 69.551282051282

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
6,025

Swansea 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
53.27% 2.51% 6 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,137 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 85.33
Renters 14.67
Vacant 9.08

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Swansea HOMES
2000 or Newer 7.2
1970 - 1999 38.3
1940 - 1969 34.8
1939 or Older 19.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Swansea HOMES
Single-Family 90.5
Townhomes 0.5
Small Apt. Buildings 6.7
Apt. Complexes 2.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Swansea HOMES
No Bedroom 0.35
1 Bedroom 4.63
2 Bedrooms 21.68
3 Bedrooms 50.35
4 Bedrooms 18.92
5 or more bedrooms 4.06