Lumberton, MS


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Lumberton, 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

Lumberton Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,223, 807 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $80,994, house prices in Lumberton are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lumberton, accounting for 69.18% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lumberton include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.22%), mobile homes or trailers ( 10.48%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.81%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lumberton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 46.07% owning and 53.93% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Lumberton 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 Lumberton built between 1940-1969 ( 27.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 8.49%). There's also some housing in Lumberton built between 2000 and later ( 7.34%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Lumberton. Fully 15.41% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Lumberton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Lumberton 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.

Lumberton Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Lumberton's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.05% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Lumberton's appreciation rate, at 3.18%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Lumberton's appreciation rate has been 1.34%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.49%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,076,000 2.4
$807,001 - $1,076,000 0.0
$538,001 - $807,000 0.0
$430,001 - $538,000 0.8
$323,001 - $430,000 1.6
$215,001 - $323,000 2.9
$108,001 - $215,000 30.4
$53,001 - $108,000 33.3
$0 - $53,000 28.5

Low for MS
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
89.8804640806282 62.8571428571429

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lumberton 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
28.62% 1.47% 3 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$740 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 46.07
Renters 53.93
Vacant 15.41

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Lumberton HOMES
2000 or Newer 7.3
1970 - 1999 56.5
1940 - 1969 27.7
1939 or Older 8.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.2
Townhomes 0.3
Small Apt. Buildings 11.2
Apt. Complexes 8.8
Mobile Homes 10.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.81
2 Bedrooms 33.86
3 Bedrooms 49.16
4 Bedrooms 9.75
5 or more bedrooms 0.42

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