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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.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 3,321 people, 1,448 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $102,765, house prices in Blairsville are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Blairsville, accounting for 63.85% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Blairsville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 19.17%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.74%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Blairsville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.54% of Blairsville's homes, and 51.18% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
The housing in Blairsville was primarily built before 1939 ( 38.93%), making the housing stock in Blairsville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Blairsville. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 36.27%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 21.24%). There's also some housing in Blairsville built between 2000 and later ( 3.55%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Blairsville. Fully 14.32% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Blairsville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Blairsville 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Blairsville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.64%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Blairsville house appreciation rate of 1.29%.
Over the last year, Blairsville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Blairsville's appreciation rate has been 1.87%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Blairsville were at -1.59%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.20%.
Notably, Blairsville's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Blairsville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.
|$782,001 - $1,043,000||0.0|
|$521,001 - $782,000||0.0|
|$417,001 - $521,000||0.0|
|$313,001 - $417,000||1.4|
|$209,001 - $313,000||5.0|
|$104,001 - $209,000||39.9|
|$52,001 - $104,000||43.7|
|$0 - $52,000||10.0|
|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 Blairsville HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||3.6|
|1970 - 1999||21.2|
|1940 - 1969||36.3|
|1939 or Older||38.9|
|TYPE OF Blairsville HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||19.2|
|SIZE OF Blairsville HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.95|