St. Helens, OR
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St. Helens, OR Real Estate Data


St. Helens Housing Market Information

With 13,158 people, 4,669 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $250,747, St. Helens real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in St. Helens, accounting for 68.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in St. Helens include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.61%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.26%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.26%).

The most prevalent building size and type in St. Helens are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.43% owning and 38.57% renting.

There is a lot of housing in St. Helens 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 St. Helens built between 2000 and later ( 24.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 18.78%). There's also some housing in St. Helens built between 1940-1969 ( 15.58%).

St. Helens Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in St. Helens's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.03% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in St. Helens that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, St. Helens real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, St. Helens appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.14%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 95.96% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in St. Helens. St. Helens appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 4.15%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 17.68%.

Importantly, this makes St. Helens 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 Oregon, our data show that St. Helens's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Oregon.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$250,747

St. Helens, OR HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,342,000 0.8
$1,007,001 - $1,342,000 0.2
$671,001 - $1,007,000 2.6
$537,001 - $671,000 3.2
$403,001 - $537,000 4.6
$268,001 - $403,000 24.9
$134,001 - $268,000 56.2
$67,001 - $134,000 3.3
$0 - $67,000 4.1

Average for OR
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.0192656789834 57.0048309178744

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
4,669

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,074 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 61.43
Renters 38.57
Vacant 8.29

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF St. Helens HOMES
2000 or Newer 24.3
1970 - 1999 41.4
1940 - 1969 15.6
1939 or Older 18.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF St. Helens HOMES
Single-Family 68.6
Townhomes 2.0
Small Apt. Buildings 13.6
Apt. Complexes 11.3
Mobile Homes 4.3
Other 0.2

Home Size

SIZE OF St. Helens HOMES
No Bedroom 2.57
1 Bedroom 6.48
2 Bedrooms 27.19
3 Bedrooms 49.89
4 Bedrooms 12.59
5 or more bedrooms 1.28

St. Helens Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
OR*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
44.40% 2.19% 1 5
* 10 is highest

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