Ravenna, MI


Highest Appreciating Ravenna Neighborhoods Since 2000

Ravenna, MI Real Estate Data

Ravenna Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,213, 441 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $156,764, Ravenna real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ravenna, accounting for 82.67% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ravenna include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.52%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.59%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.38%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Ravenna. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 78.68% of Ravenna's homes, and 62.21% 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. Ravenna's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 35.07% of the village's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Ravenna include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 34.24%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 16.91%). There's also some housing in Ravenna built between 2000 and later ( 13.78%).

Ravenna Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Ravenna have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.06%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Ravenna house appreciation rate of 0.30%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Ravenna that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Ravenna real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Ravenna appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.92%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 83.90% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Ravenna. Ravenna appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 6.87%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 30.46%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,299,000 2.0
$974,001 - $1,299,000 0.3
$649,001 - $974,000 0.4
$520,001 - $649,000 0.5
$390,001 - $520,000 0.9
$260,001 - $390,000 10.6
$130,001 - $260,000 49.8
$65,001 - $130,000 27.0
$0 - $65,000 8.4

High for MI
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
47.9387480236576 33.4935897435897

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$817 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 78.68
Renters 21.32
Vacant 7.93

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.8
1970 - 1999 34.2
1940 - 1969 35.1
1939 or Older 16.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.7
Townhomes 4.4
Small Apt. Buildings 4.6
Apt. Complexes 7.5
Mobile Homes 0.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 5.22
2 Bedrooms 29.85
3 Bedrooms 52.19
4 Bedrooms 10.02
5 or more bedrooms 2.71

Ravenna Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
16.82% 0.92% 7 2
* 10 is highest