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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 5,053, 2,044 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $102,382, house prices in Ayden are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ayden, accounting for 72.86% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ayden include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.81%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.43%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.61%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Ayden are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 44.29% owning and 55.71% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Ayden 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 Ayden built between 1940-1969 ( 37.23%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.85%). There's also some housing in Ayden built before 1939 ( 7.58%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Ayden. Fully 11.93% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Ayden homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Ayden 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.
Ayden's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Ayden during the period has been just -1.05%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Ayden that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Ayden real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Ayden appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.70%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.71% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Ayden. Ayden appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.74%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.43%.
Importantly, this makes Ayden one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to North Carolina, our data show that Ayden's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in North Carolina.
|$777,001 - $1,036,000||1.0|
|$518,001 - $777,000||0.9|
|$415,001 - $518,000||0.0|
|$311,001 - $415,000||0.7|
|$207,001 - $311,000||9.3|
|$104,001 - $207,000||33.7|
|$52,001 - $104,000||42.1|
|$0 - $52,000||12.3|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Ayden HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||11.8|
|1970 - 1999||43.3|
|1940 - 1969||37.2|
|1939 or Older||7.6|
|TYPE OF Ayden HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||15.8|
|SIZE OF Ayden HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.69|