China Grove, NC


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China Grove, 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

China Grove Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,182, 1,411 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $156,231, China Grove 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 China Grove, accounting for 84.51% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in China Grove include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.48%), mobile homes or trailers ( 3.42%).

The most prevalent building size and type in China Grove are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 51.79% owning and 48.21% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. China Grove's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 44.46% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in China Grove include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 30.74%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 19.55%). There's also some housing in China Grove built between 2000 and later ( 5.24%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in China Grove. Fully 16.90% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant China Grove homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding China Grove 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.

China Grove Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in China Grove's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.10% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in China Grove that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, China Grove real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, China Grove appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.76%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.68% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in China Grove. China Grove appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.72%.

Importantly, this makes China Grove 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 China Grove's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in North Carolina.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,128,000 0.0
$845,001 - $1,128,000 0.0
$564,001 - $845,000 2.0
$451,001 - $564,000 0.5
$338,001 - $451,000 2.7
$226,001 - $338,000 16.2
$113,001 - $226,000 44.2
$56,001 - $113,000 26.7
$0 - $56,000 7.7

High for NC
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
47.3163014180241 39.9274047186933

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

China Grove 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
15.42% 0.84% 3 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$990 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 51.79
Renters 48.21
Vacant 16.90

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF China Grove HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.2
1970 - 1999 30.7
1940 - 1969 44.5
1939 or Older 19.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 84.5
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 0.6
Apt. Complexes 11.5
Mobile Homes 3.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.18
2 Bedrooms 29.80
3 Bedrooms 56.36
4 Bedrooms 7.66
5 or more bedrooms 0.00

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