Jackson, MN


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Jackson, MN 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

Jackson Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,234, 1,465 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $108,290, house prices in Jackson are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Jackson, accounting for 71.60% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Jackson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.31%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.43%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.86%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Jackson are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.11% owning and 37.89% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Jackson 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 Jackson built between 1940-1969 ( 28.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 26.02%). There's also some housing in Jackson built between 2000 and later ( 3.66%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Jackson. Fully 10.73% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Jackson homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Jackson 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.

Jackson Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Jackson have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 4.47%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Jackson house appreciation rate of 0.44%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Jackson that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Jackson real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Jackson appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.06%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 74.67% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Jackson. Jackson appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.47%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.86%.

Relative to Minnesota, our data show that Jackson's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Minnesota.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,110,000 0.1
$833,001 - $1,110,000 0.0
$555,001 - $833,000 0.0
$444,001 - $555,000 1.7
$333,001 - $444,000 3.1
$222,001 - $333,000 10.0
$111,001 - $222,000 30.2
$55,001 - $111,000 39.3
$0 - $55,000 15.5

Very Low for MN
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
72.3836868627681 88.2956878850103

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Jackson 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
50.71% 2.41% 7 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$667 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.11
Renters 37.89
Vacant 10.73

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.7
1970 - 1999 41.9
1940 - 1969 28.5
1939 or Older 26.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.6
Townhomes 2.9
Small Apt. Buildings 7.4
Apt. Complexes 17.3
Mobile Homes 0.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.61
1 Bedroom 13.28
2 Bedrooms 28.76
3 Bedrooms 36.50
4 Bedrooms 18.53
5 or more bedrooms 2.32

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