Roscommon, MI


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Roscommon, 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.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Roscommon Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,061, 420 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $109,446, house prices in Roscommon are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Roscommon, accounting for 66.17% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Roscommon include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.66%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.01%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.42%).

People in Roscommon primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Roscommon has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

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. Roscommon's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 42.01% of the village's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Roscommon include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 36.06%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 16.36%). There's also some housing in Roscommon built between 2000 and later ( 5.58%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Roscommon. Fully 21.93% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Roscommon homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Roscommon 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.

Roscommon Home Appreciation Rates

Roscommon's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Roscommon during the period has been just -2.10%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Roscommon that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Roscommon real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Roscommon appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.97%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 73.75% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Roscommon. Roscommon appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,098,000 0.0
$823,001 - $1,098,000 0.0
$549,001 - $823,000 0.0
$439,001 - $549,000 0.0
$329,001 - $439,000 0.9
$220,001 - $329,000 3.8
$110,001 - $220,000 43.2
$55,001 - $110,000 41.5
$0 - $55,000 10.6

Low for MI
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
71.7449900386734 67.1474358974359

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Roscommon 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
-4.82% -0.29% 2 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$692 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 38.25
Renters 61.75
Vacant 21.93

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Roscommon HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.6
1970 - 1999 36.1
1940 - 1969 42.0
1939 or Older 16.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 66.2
Townhomes 2.4
Small Apt. Buildings 13.0
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 0.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 23.98
2 Bedrooms 28.25
3 Bedrooms 29.00
4 Bedrooms 16.54
5 or more bedrooms 2.23