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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 21,747 people, 8,785 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $88,764, house prices in Del City are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Del City, accounting for 82.92% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Del City include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.73%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.20%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.11%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Del City are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.90% owning and 44.10% renting.
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. Del City's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 69.09% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Del City include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 21.49%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 7.36%). There's also some housing in Del City built before 1939 ( 2.07%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Del City. Fully 11.33% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Del City homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Del City 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.
Del City's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Del City during the period has been just 1.04%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Del City that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Del City real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Del City appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.06%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 86.34% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Del City. Del City appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.83%.
Importantly, this makes Del City 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 Oklahoma, our data show that Del City's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Oklahoma.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Del City differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Del City - 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 Del City real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$801,001 - $1,068,000||0.2|
|$534,001 - $801,000||0.5|
|$427,001 - $534,000||0.1|
|$321,001 - $427,000||0.2|
|$214,001 - $321,000||2.0|
|$107,001 - $214,000||26.2|
|$53,001 - $107,000||58.5|
|$0 - $53,000||12.1|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Del City HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||7.4|
|1970 - 1999||21.5|
|1940 - 1969||69.1|
|1939 or Older||2.1|
|TYPE OF Del City HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||4.2|
|SIZE OF Del City HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||0.60|