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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 a population of 9,117, 3,919 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $112,794, house prices in Middletown are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Middletown, accounting for 39.59% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Middletown include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 25.53%), row houses and other attached homes ( 15.95%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.45%).
People in Middletown primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Middletown has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
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. Middletown's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 40.62% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Middletown include homes built before 1939 ( 31.65%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 26.10%). There's also some housing in Middletown built between 2000 and later ( 1.64%).
Middletown's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Middletown during the period has been just -1.06%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.
Over the last year, Middletown appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Middletown's appreciation rate has been -0.13%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Middletown were at -0.92%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.65%.
Notably, Middletown's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Middletown's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the borough. Individual neighborhoods within Middletown differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Middletown - 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 Middletown real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$729,001 - $971,000||0.0|
|$486,001 - $729,000||0.0|
|$389,001 - $486,000||0.0|
|$292,001 - $389,000||0.7|
|$194,001 - $292,000||3.9|
|$97,001 - $194,000||61.5|
|$48,001 - $97,000||26.2|
|$0 - $48,000||7.1|
|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 Middletown HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||1.6|
|1970 - 1999||26.1|
|1940 - 1969||40.6|
|1939 or Older||31.6|
|TYPE OF Middletown HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||13.4|
|SIZE OF Middletown HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.69|