Indian Head, MD


Highest Appreciating Indian Head Neighborhoods Since 2000

Indian Head, 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

Indian Head Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,857, 1,337 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $191,811, Indian Head real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Indian Head, accounting for 46.36% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Indian Head include row houses and other attached homes ( 41.05%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.04%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.56%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Indian Head. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.37% of Indian Head's homes, and 69.38% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Indian Head 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 Indian Head built between 1940-1969 ( 26.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.17%). There's also some housing in Indian Head built before 1939 ( 12.59%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Indian Head. Fully 17.47% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Indian Head homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Indian Head real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Indian Head Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Indian Head over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 30.50% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Indian Head home appreciation rates at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Indian Head that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Indian Head real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Indian Head appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.62%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.69% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Indian Head. Indian Head appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Relative to Maryland, our data show that Indian Head's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Maryland.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,131,000 0.5
$848,001 - $1,131,000 0.5
$566,001 - $848,000 1.0
$453,001 - $566,000 3.3
$339,001 - $453,000 11.5
$226,001 - $339,000 21.4
$113,001 - $226,000 41.2
$57,001 - $113,000 14.4
$0 - $57,000 6.1

Low for MD
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
34.3607172155162 79.3893129770992

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Indian Head 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
38.59% 1.91% 2 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,310 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.37
Renters 26.63
Vacant 17.47

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Indian Head HOMES
2000 or Newer 21.2
1970 - 1999 39.6
1940 - 1969 26.7
1939 or Older 12.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 46.4
Townhomes 41.0
Small Apt. Buildings 5.6
Apt. Complexes 7.0
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.60
1 Bedroom 4.38
2 Bedrooms 20.68
3 Bedrooms 53.58
4 Bedrooms 15.80
5 or more bedrooms 3.95