Gwynn Oak, MD


Highest Appreciating Gwynn Oak Neighborhoods Since 2000

Gwynn Oak, MD 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

Gwynn Oak Housing Market Information

With 37,291 people, 1,517 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $102,679, house prices in Gwynn Oak are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gwynn Oak, accounting for 58.09% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gwynn Oak include row houses and other attached homes ( 20.54%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.17%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.19%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Gwynn Oak. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.17% of Gwynn Oak's homes, and 67.72% 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. Gwynn Oak's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 60.04% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Gwynn Oak include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 28.43%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 7.74%). There's also some housing in Gwynn Oak built between 2000 and later ( 3.79%).

Gwynn Oak Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Gwynn Oak's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.01% during the period.

Over the last year, Gwynn Oak appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Gwynn Oak's appreciation rate has been 2.95%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Gwynn Oak were at 0.56%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.24%.

Relative to Maryland, our data show that Gwynn Oak's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Maryland.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Gwynn Oak differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Gwynn Oak - 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 Gwynn Oak real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,060,000 0.2
$795,001 - $1,060,000 0.2
$530,001 - $795,000 0.4
$424,001 - $530,000 1.3
$318,001 - $424,000 5.5
$212,001 - $318,000 11.6
$106,001 - $212,000 24.8
$53,001 - $106,000 37.3
$0 - $53,000 18.6

Very Low for MD
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
75.8291339505449 95.0381679389313

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Gwynn Oak 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
30.60% 1.56% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$656 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.17
Renters 30.83
Vacant 7.61

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.8
1970 - 1999 28.4
1940 - 1969 60.0
1939 or Older 7.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.1
Townhomes 20.5
Small Apt. Buildings 3.2
Apt. Complexes 18.2
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.34
1 Bedroom 8.52
2 Bedrooms 21.15
3 Bedrooms 52.28
4 Bedrooms 15.44
5 or more bedrooms 2.28