Grosse Pointe, MI


Highest Appreciating Grosse Pointe Neighborhoods Since 2000

Grosse Pointe, MI 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.

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Grosse Pointe Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,232, 2,155 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $398,374, Grosse Pointe house prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, Grosse Pointe real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Grosse Pointe, accounting for 65.20% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Grosse Pointe include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.17%), row houses and other attached homes ( 11.08%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.56%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Grosse Pointe. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.16% of Grosse Pointe's homes, and 67.78% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

The housing in Grosse Pointe was primarily built before 1939 ( 55.81%), making the housing stock in Grosse Pointe some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Grosse Pointe. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 32.43%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 10.53%). There's also some housing in Grosse Pointe built between 2000 and later ( 1.23%).

Grosse Pointe Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Grosse Pointe's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.41% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Grosse Pointe that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Grosse Pointe real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Grosse Pointe appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.71%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.35% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Grosse Pointe. Grosse Pointe appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.86%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.66%.

Importantly, this makes Grosse Pointe one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Michigan, our data show that Grosse Pointe's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Michigan.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Grosse Pointe, MI HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,267,000 0.0
$950,001 - $1,267,000 2.4
$634,001 - $950,000 11.8
$507,001 - $634,000 10.5
$380,001 - $507,000 14.9
$254,001 - $380,000 32.1
$127,001 - $254,000 22.7
$63,001 - $127,000 3.5
$0 - $63,000 2.1

Very High for MI
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
9.54529473807571 1.76282051282051

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Grosse Pointe 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
-1.22% -0.07% 3 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,577 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 79.16
Renters 20.84
Vacant 8.53

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Grosse Pointe HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.2
1970 - 1999 10.5
1940 - 1969 32.4
1939 or Older 55.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Grosse Pointe HOMES
Single-Family 65.2
Townhomes 11.1
Small Apt. Buildings 16.2
Apt. Complexes 7.6
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Grosse Pointe HOMES
No Bedroom 0.98
1 Bedroom 3.52
2 Bedrooms 18.93
3 Bedrooms 38.92
4 Bedrooms 28.86
5 or more bedrooms 8.79