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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.
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With a population of 38,206, 14,783 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $144,484, house prices in Tupelo are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Tupelo, accounting for 68.19% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tupelo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.25%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.76%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.97%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Tupelo are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.49% owning and 42.51% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Tupelo 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 Tupelo built between 1940-1969 ( 25.54%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.54%). There's also some housing in Tupelo built before 1939 ( 3.29%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Tupelo. Fully 11.59% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Tupelo homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Tupelo 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.
Tupelo's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Tupelo during the period has been just 1.14%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Tupelo's appreciation rate, at 3.68%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Tupelo's appreciation rate has been 2.51%, which annualizes to a rate of 10.42%.
Importantly, this makes Tupelo one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Mississippi, our data show that Tupelo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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 Tupelo differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Tupelo - 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 Tupelo real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$863,001 - $1,150,000||0.7|
|$575,001 - $863,000||1.6|
|$460,001 - $575,000||1.7|
|$345,001 - $460,000||4.8|
|$230,001 - $345,000||14.4|
|$115,001 - $230,000||40.3|
|$58,001 - $115,000||28.1|
|$0 - $58,000||7.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2019 Q2 - 2019 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q3 - 2019 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Tupelo HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||16.5|
|1970 - 1999||54.6|
|1940 - 1969||25.5|
|1939 or Older||3.3|
|TYPE OF Tupelo HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||10.8|
|SIZE OF Tupelo HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||3.16|