Gilford, NH


Highest Appreciating Gilford Neighborhoods Since 2000

Gilford, NH 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

Gilford Housing Market Information

With 7,167 people, 3,055 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $268,571, Gilford real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gilford, accounting for 74.10% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gilford include mobile homes or trailers ( 10.24%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.61%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.12%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Gilford. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 83.90% of Gilford's homes, and 54.65% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Gilford 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 Gilford built between 1940-1969 ( 20.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.59%). There's also some housing in Gilford built before 1939 ( 10.31%).

A decent proportion of the Gilford housing stock is seasonally occupied. That is, homes and condos in Gilford are occupied by people for a portion of the year - mainly for vacation purposes - and then locked up and left unoccupied for the remainder of the year as owners return to their primary residences. This characteristic of the Gilford housing market speaks to its popularity as a vacation location of choice.

Gilford Home Appreciation Rates

Gilford's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Gilford during the period has been just -1.58%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Gilford appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Gilford's appreciation rate has been 1.76%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Gilford were at -0.46%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.83%.

Relative to New Hampshire, our data show that Gilford's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in New Hampshire.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,066,000 3.4
$799,001 - $1,066,000 7.4
$533,001 - $799,000 6.9
$426,001 - $533,000 5.5
$320,001 - $426,000 17.0
$213,001 - $320,000 26.5
$107,001 - $213,000 19.8
$53,001 - $107,000 2.1
$0 - $53,000 11.2

Average for NH
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
19.9753896636587 43.9490445859873

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Gilford 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
45.62% 2.20% 5 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,354 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 83.90
Renters 16.10
Vacant 40.10

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 12.6
1970 - 1999 56.4
1940 - 1969 20.7
1939 or Older 10.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 74.1
Townhomes 2.9
Small Apt. Buildings 6.6
Apt. Complexes 6.1
Mobile Homes 10.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.53
1 Bedroom 8.90
2 Bedrooms 26.82
3 Bedrooms 42.14
4 Bedrooms 12.51
5 or more bedrooms 7.10