Waldorf, MD


Highest Appreciating Waldorf Neighborhoods Since 2000

Waldorf, 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

Waldorf Housing Market Information

With 71,762 people, 25,438 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $276,209, Waldorf real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Waldorf, accounting for 57.38% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Waldorf include row houses and other attached homes ( 26.07%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.58%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.25%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Waldorf. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.95% of Waldorf's homes, and 72.37% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Waldorf 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 Waldorf built between 2000 and later ( 24.92%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 10.41%).

Waldorf Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Waldorf over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 27.76% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Waldorf home appreciation rates at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Waldorf's appreciation rate, at 3.88%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Waldorf's appreciation rate has been -0.17%, which annualizes to a rate of -0.70%.

Relative to Maryland, our data show that Waldorf's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Waldorf differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Waldorf - 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 Waldorf real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,108,000 0.3
$831,001 - $1,108,000 0.2
$554,001 - $831,000 2.3
$443,001 - $554,000 5.1
$332,001 - $443,000 21.2
$221,001 - $332,000 44.4
$111,001 - $221,000 23.3
$55,001 - $111,000 0.8
$0 - $55,000 2.4

Average for MD
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
18.8503457166296 57.2519083969466

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Waldorf 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
51.31% 2.43% 4 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,174 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.95
Renters 31.05
Vacant 5.40

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 24.9
1970 - 1999 63.7
1940 - 1969 10.4
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 57.4
Townhomes 26.1
Small Apt. Buildings 3.2
Apt. Complexes 12.6
Mobile Homes 0.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.62
1 Bedroom 6.55
2 Bedrooms 15.04
3 Bedrooms 41.08
4 Bedrooms 31.29
5 or more bedrooms 5.42