Lucedale, MS


Highest Appreciating Lucedale Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lucedale, MS 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

Lucedale Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,011, 850 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $123,751, house prices in Lucedale are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lucedale, accounting for 64.06% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lucedale include mobile homes or trailers ( 17.07%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.93%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.95%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lucedale are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 48.61% owning and 51.39% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Lucedale 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 Lucedale built between 1940-1969 ( 27.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 8.89%). There's also some housing in Lucedale built before 1939 ( 7.01%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Lucedale. Fully 23.63% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Lucedale homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Lucedale 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.

Lucedale Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Lucedale have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.36%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Lucedale house appreciation rate of 0.33%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Lucedale's appreciation rate, at 4.38%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Lucedale's appreciation rate has been 0.54%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.17%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,072,000 0.0
$804,001 - $1,072,000 0.0
$536,001 - $804,000 0.1
$429,001 - $536,000 1.4
$322,001 - $429,000 0.7
$214,001 - $322,000 12.3
$108,001 - $214,000 42.5
$53,001 - $108,000 27.9
$0 - $53,000 15.1

Very High for MS
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
63.3071604359545 19.1836734693878

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lucedale 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
55.35% 2.59% 9 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,108 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 48.61
Renters 51.39
Vacant 23.63

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 8.9
1970 - 1999 56.9
1940 - 1969 27.2
1939 or Older 7.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 64.1
Townhomes 1.0
Small Apt. Buildings 13.9
Apt. Complexes 4.0
Mobile Homes 17.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.36
1 Bedroom 7.73
2 Bedrooms 38.36
3 Bedrooms 39.89
4 Bedrooms 11.95
5 or more bedrooms 1.71

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