Collingswood, NJ


Highest Appreciating Collingswood Neighborhoods Since 2000

Collingswood, NJ 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

Collingswood Housing Market Information

With 14,000 people, 6,029 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $243,286, Collingswood real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Collingswood, accounting for 37.44% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Collingswood include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.37%), row houses and other attached homes ( 17.60%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.59%).

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

The housing in Collingswood was primarily built before 1939 ( 47.29%), making the housing stock in Collingswood some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Collingswood. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 33.92%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 16.65%). There's also some housing in Collingswood built between 2000 and later ( 2.14%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Collingswood. Fully 13.93% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Collingswood homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Collingswood 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.

Collingswood Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Collingswood's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.48% during the period.

Over the last year, Collingswood appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Collingswood's appreciation rate has been 2.86%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Collingswood were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Collingswood's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the borough. Individual neighborhoods within Collingswood differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Collingswood - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Collingswood real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Collingswood, NJ HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,075,000 0.5
$806,001 - $1,075,000 0.2
$537,001 - $806,000 0.8
$430,001 - $537,000 4.6
$322,001 - $430,000 16.1
$215,001 - $322,000 44.0
$107,001 - $215,000 31.1
$54,001 - $107,000 0.7
$0 - $54,000 2.0

Low for NJ
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.5614672448142 78.0487804878049

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Collingswood 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
98.67% 4.06% 10 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,394 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.80
Renters 43.20
Vacant 13.93

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Collingswood HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.1
1970 - 1999 16.6
1940 - 1969 33.9
1939 or Older 47.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Collingswood HOMES
Single-Family 37.4
Townhomes 17.6
Small Apt. Buildings 17.6
Apt. Complexes 27.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Collingswood HOMES
No Bedroom 1.23
1 Bedroom 25.01
2 Bedrooms 23.44
3 Bedrooms 31.72
4 Bedrooms 13.72
5 or more bedrooms 4.88