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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.
With 7,314 people, 2,508 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $133,073, house prices in Bloomfield are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bloomfield, accounting for 46.25% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bloomfield include mobile homes or trailers ( 39.98%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.27%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.90%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Bloomfield are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 60.92% owning and 39.08% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield built between 1940-1969 ( 21.43%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.73%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bloomfield. Fully 14.95% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bloomfield homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.10% during the period.
Over the last year, Bloomfield appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Bloomfield's appreciation rate has been -2.06%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Bloomfield were at 2.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.56%.
Importantly, this makes Bloomfield one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to New Mexico, our data show that Bloomfield's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in New Mexico.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Bloomfield differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Bloomfield - 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 Bloomfield real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$769,001 - $1,025,000||1.5|
|$512,001 - $769,000||0.1|
|$410,001 - $512,000||1.6|
|$307,001 - $410,000||3.2|
|$205,001 - $307,000||12.8|
|$102,001 - $205,000||47.1|
|$51,001 - $102,000||15.4|
|$0 - $51,000||17.3|
|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 Bloomfield HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||15.7|
|1970 - 1999||62.8|
|1940 - 1969||21.4|
|1939 or Older||0.0|
|TYPE OF Bloomfield HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||3.6|
|SIZE OF Bloomfield HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.54|