Gahanna, OH

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Gahanna, OH 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 Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Gahanna Housing Market Information

With 34,956 people, 13,189 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $270,505, Gahanna real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Gahanna home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gahanna, accounting for 68.07% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gahanna include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.55%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.56%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 8.10%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Gahanna. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 71.19% of Gahanna's homes, and 69.47% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Gahanna 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 Gahanna built between 1940-1969 ( 25.08%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 11.10%).

Gahanna Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Gahanna has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Gahanna real estate appreciated 31.30% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.76%, putting Gahanna in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Gahanna definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Gahanna that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Gahanna real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Gahanna appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.36%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.51% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Gahanna. Gahanna appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.63%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 15.32%.

Importantly, this makes Gahanna 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 Ohio, our data show that Gahanna's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Ohio.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Gahanna differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Gahanna - 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 Gahanna real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,297,000 0.0
$973,001 - $1,297,000 0.5
$648,001 - $973,000 0.6
$519,001 - $648,000 2.2
$389,001 - $519,000 10.3
$259,001 - $389,000 31.2
$130,001 - $259,000 49.4
$65,001 - $130,000 4.0
$0 - $65,000 1.7

Very High for OH
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.2525547445255 7.74278215223097

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Gahanna Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
47.79% 2.11%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,424 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.19
Renters 28.81
Vacant 3.38

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.1
1970 - 1999 62.8
1940 - 1969 25.1
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 68.1
Townhomes 8.1
Small Apt. Buildings 8.6
Apt. Complexes 14.5
Mobile Homes 0.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.07
1 Bedroom 6.55
2 Bedrooms 19.50
3 Bedrooms 36.43
4 Bedrooms 33.04
5 or more bedrooms 3.41