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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 4,969, 2,001 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $127,353, house prices in Walkertown are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Walkertown, accounting for 85.87% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Walkertown include mobile homes or trailers ( 6.76%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.26%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.58%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Walkertown. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.92% of Walkertown's homes, and 72.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Walkertown 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 Walkertown built between 1940-1969 ( 28.52%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.30%). There's also some housing in Walkertown built before 1939 ( 7.81%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Walkertown. Fully 12.20% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Walkertown homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Walkertown 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.
Real estate appreciation rates in Walkertown's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.62% during the period.
Over the last year, Walkertown appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Walkertown's appreciation rate has been 1.10%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Walkertown were at -1.84%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -7.17%.
Notably, Walkertown's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to North Carolina, our data show that Walkertown's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in North Carolina.
|$793,001 - $1,057,000||0.0|
|$529,001 - $793,000||0.9|
|$423,001 - $529,000||0.5|
|$317,001 - $423,000||1.9|
|$211,001 - $317,000||10.1|
|$106,001 - $211,000||49.4|
|$53,001 - $106,000||25.7|
|$0 - $53,000||10.7|
|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 Walkertown HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||18.3|
|1970 - 1999||45.4|
|1940 - 1969||28.5|
|1939 or Older||7.8|
|TYPE OF Walkertown HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||1.6|
|SIZE OF Walkertown HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.68|