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.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 4,895 people, 1,968 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $120,673, house prices in Long View are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Long View, accounting for 75.40% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Long View include mobile homes or trailers ( 13.82%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.95%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.82%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Long View are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.46% owning and 46.54% 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. Long View's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 56.02% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Long View include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 35.12%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 4.61%). There's also some housing in Long View built before 1939 ( 4.26%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Long View. Fully 14.47% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Long View homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Long View 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.
Long View's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Long View during the period has been just -1.01%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
Over the last year, Long View appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Long View's appreciation rate has been 2.34%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Long View were at -1.33%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -5.22%.
Notably, Long View's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to North Carolina, our data show that Long View's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in North Carolina.
|$754,001 - $1,006,000||0.0|
|$503,001 - $754,000||0.9|
|$402,001 - $503,000||1.8|
|$302,001 - $402,000||2.8|
|$201,001 - $302,000||9.8|
|$101,001 - $201,000||33.5|
|$51,001 - $101,000||38.4|
|$0 - $51,000||12.7|
|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 Long View HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||4.6|
|1970 - 1999||35.1|
|1940 - 1969||56.0|
|1939 or Older||4.3|
|TYPE OF Long View HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.0|
|SIZE OF Long View HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.52|