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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With a population of 426, 169 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $67,713, house prices in Bentonia are some of the most affordable in Mississippi as well as the nation.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bentonia, accounting for 77.32% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bentonia include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.79%), mobile homes or trailers ( 9.28%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.09%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Bentonia are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 63.31% owning and 36.69% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Bentonia 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 Bentonia built between 1940-1969 ( 31.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.92%). There's also some housing in Bentonia built between 2000 and later ( 8.25%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bentonia. Fully 12.89% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bentonia homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bentonia 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Bentonia have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.42%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Bentonia house appreciation rate of 0.14%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Bentonia's appreciation rate, at 3.31%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Bentonia's appreciation rate has been -0.74%, which annualizes to a rate of -2.93%.
Notably, Bentonia's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Bentonia's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Mississippi.
|$789,001 - $1,051,000||0.0|
|$525,001 - $789,000||0.0|
|$421,001 - $525,000||0.4|
|$315,001 - $421,000||0.5|
|$210,001 - $315,000||3.0|
|$105,001 - $210,000||23.3|
|$53,001 - $105,000||38.1|
|$0 - $53,000||34.7|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Bentonia HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||8.2|
|1970 - 1999||45.9|
|1940 - 1969||32.0|
|1939 or Older||13.9|
|TYPE OF Bentonia HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||3.1|
|SIZE OF Bentonia HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.55|