Olive Branch, MS

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Olive Branch, 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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Olive Branch Housing Market Information

With a population of 37,435, 13,117 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $198,610, Olive Branch real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Olive Branch home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Olive Branch, accounting for 86.38% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Olive Branch include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.60%), mobile homes or trailers ( 2.51%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.29%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Olive Branch. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 75.42% of Olive Branch's homes, and 78.74% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch built between 2000 and later ( 39.17%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 5.03%).

Olive Branch Home Appreciation Rates

Olive Branch's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Olive Branch during the period has been just 0.16%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Olive Branch's appreciation rate, at 5.37%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Olive Branch's appreciation rate has been 0.58%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.33%.

Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Olive Branch's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% 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 Olive Branch differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Olive Branch - 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 Olive Branch real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Olive Branch, MS HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,121,000 0.6
$840,001 - $1,121,000 0.8
$560,001 - $840,000 0.4
$448,001 - $560,000 2.6
$336,001 - $448,000 4.8
$225,001 - $336,000 26.4
$112,001 - $225,000 53.7
$56,001 - $112,000 7.5
$0 - $56,000 3.3

Very High for MS
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
38.207299270073 3.6734693877551

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Olive Branch Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
14.73% 0.72%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,500 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 75.42
Renters 24.58
Vacant 5.24

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Olive Branch HOMES
2000 or Newer 39.2
1970 - 1999 55.1
1940 - 1969 5.0
1939 or Older 0.7

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Olive Branch HOMES
Single-Family 86.4
Townhomes 1.2
Small Apt. Buildings 1.3
Apt. Complexes 8.6
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Olive Branch HOMES
No Bedroom 0.48
1 Bedroom 4.00
2 Bedrooms 10.27
3 Bedrooms 55.72
4 Bedrooms 23.02
5 or more bedrooms 6.51