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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 28,097 people, 11,757 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $76,903, house prices in Garfield Heights are some of the most affordable in Ohio as well as the nation.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Garfield Heights, accounting for 78.91% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Garfield Heights include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.97%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.98%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.80%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Garfield Heights. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.12% of Garfield Heights's homes, and 67.57% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Garfield Heights's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 62.44% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Garfield Heights include homes built before 1939 ( 23.34%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 10.81%). There's also some housing in Garfield Heights built between 2000 and later ( 3.40%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Garfield Heights. Fully 13.56% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Garfield Heights homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Garfield Heights 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.
Homes have actually lost value in Garfield Heights over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 35.45% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Garfield Heights home appreciation rates at -0.21%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.82%.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Garfield Heights's appreciation rate, at 4.63%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Garfield Heights's appreciation rate has been -0.21%, which annualizes to a rate of -0.82%.
Relative to Ohio, our data show that Garfield Heights's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Garfield Heights differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Garfield Heights - 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 Garfield Heights real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$789,001 - $1,051,000||0.0|
|$526,001 - $789,000||0.0|
|$421,001 - $526,000||0.5|
|$315,001 - $421,000||0.2|
|$210,001 - $315,000||1.3|
|$105,001 - $210,000||15.4|
|$53,001 - $105,000||66.5|
|$0 - $53,000||16.0|
|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 Garfield Heights HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||3.4|
|1970 - 1999||10.8|
|1940 - 1969||62.4|
|1939 or Older||23.3|
|TYPE OF Garfield Heights HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.0|
|SIZE OF Garfield Heights HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.21|