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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 3,001, 1,179 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $83,752, the cost of homes in Iuka is among some of the lowest in the nation. Compared to Mississippi, however, Iuka real state is not on the lower end of the price spectrum.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Iuka, accounting for 72.72% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Iuka include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.41%), mobile homes or trailers ( 5.67%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.80%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Iuka are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 50.07% owning and 49.93% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Iuka 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 Iuka built between 1940-1969 ( 30.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 4.87%). There's also some housing in Iuka built between 2000 and later ( 4.27%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Iuka. Fully 21.35% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Iuka homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Iuka 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 Iuka have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 14.07%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Iuka house appreciation rate of 1.33%.
Over the last year, Iuka appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Iuka's appreciation rate has been 2.12%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Iuka were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.
Notably, Iuka's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Iuka's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Mississippi.
|$847,001 - $1,129,000||0.0|
|$564,001 - $847,000||0.7|
|$451,001 - $564,000||0.3|
|$338,001 - $451,000||0.4|
|$226,001 - $338,000||1.4|
|$113,001 - $226,000||31.0|
|$57,001 - $113,000||40.1|
|$0 - $57,000||26.0|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Iuka HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||4.3|
|1970 - 1999||60.6|
|1940 - 1969||30.2|
|1939 or Older||4.9|
|TYPE OF Iuka HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||15.4|
|SIZE OF Iuka HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.47|