Sidney, OH


Highest Appreciating Sidney Neighborhoods Since 2000

Sidney, 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 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

Sidney Housing Market Information

With 20,858 people, 8,491 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $135,382, house prices in Sidney are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Sidney, accounting for 58.36% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Sidney include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 22.71%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.76%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.20%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Sidney are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.63% owning and 43.37% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Sidney 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 Sidney built between 1940-1969 ( 34.65%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 16.19%). There's also some housing in Sidney built between 2000 and later ( 9.21%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Sidney. Fully 11.44% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Sidney homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Sidney 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.

Sidney Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Sidney's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.50% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Sidney's appreciation rate, at 5.04%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Sidney's appreciation rate has been -0.60%, which annualizes to a rate of -2.39%.

Notably, Sidney's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Ohio, our data show that Sidney'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 Sidney differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Sidney - 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 Sidney real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,092,000 0.3
$819,001 - $1,092,000 0.0
$546,001 - $819,000 0.2
$437,001 - $546,000 0.9
$327,001 - $437,000 2.3
$219,001 - $327,000 8.5
$109,001 - $219,000 42.7
$55,001 - $109,000 35.9
$0 - $55,000 9.1

Average for OH
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
57.0256650650416 48.5564304461942

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Sidney 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
4.04% 0.23% 4 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$861 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.63
Renters 43.37
Vacant 11.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.2
1970 - 1999 40.0
1940 - 1969 34.6
1939 or Older 16.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.4
Townhomes 4.0
Small Apt. Buildings 22.7
Apt. Complexes 9.8
Mobile Homes 5.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.69
1 Bedroom 9.51
2 Bedrooms 31.76
3 Bedrooms 44.47
4 Bedrooms 12.14
5 or more bedrooms 1.43