Bryson City, NC


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Bryson City, NC 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

Bryson City Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,458, 603 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $142,071, Bryson City real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bryson City, accounting for 49.94% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bryson City include mobile homes or trailers ( 26.12%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.61%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.33%).

People in Bryson City primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Bryson City has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Bryson City 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 Bryson City built between 1940-1969 ( 26.00%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.65%). There's also some housing in Bryson City built before 1939 ( 9.48%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bryson City. Fully 26.73% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bryson City homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bryson City 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.

Bryson City Home Appreciation Rates

Bryson City's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Bryson City during the period has been just -1.93%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Bryson City appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Bryson City's appreciation rate has been 1.91%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Bryson City were at -0.54%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.13%.

Notably, Bryson City's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to North Carolina, our data show that Bryson City's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in North Carolina.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,005,000 0.0
$753,001 - $1,005,000 0.5
$502,001 - $753,000 4.2
$402,001 - $502,000 0.8
$301,001 - $402,000 5.5
$201,001 - $301,000 15.3
$100,001 - $201,000 35.8
$50,001 - $100,000 21.7
$0 - $50,000 16.2

Average for NC
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
53.7911637173327 47.3684210526316

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bryson City 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
30.96% 1.58% 6 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$730 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 49.21
Renters 50.79
Vacant 26.73

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Bryson City HOMES
2000 or Newer 16.6
1970 - 1999 47.9
1940 - 1969 26.0
1939 or Older 9.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 49.9
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 13.6
Apt. Complexes 10.3
Mobile Homes 26.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 6.08
1 Bedroom 12.15
2 Bedrooms 31.23
3 Bedrooms 40.46
4 Bedrooms 7.53
5 or more bedrooms 2.55

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