Scituate, RI Real Estate Market

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 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Scituate, RI Housing Market Trends

With a population of 10,730, 4,009 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $387,677, real estate costs in Scituate are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Rhode Island communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Scituate, accounting for 86.77% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Scituate include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.36%), row houses and other attached homes ( 3.00%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.19%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Scituate. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 87.02% of Scituate's homes, and 71.35% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Scituate 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 Scituate built between 1940-1969 ( 34.97%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 18.06%). There's also some housing in Scituate built between 2000 and later ( 8.53%).

Scituate Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Scituate's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 2.67% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Scituate's appreciation rate, at 7.73%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Scituate's appreciation rate has been 2.34%, which annualizes to a rate of 9.71%.

Relative to Rhode Island, our data show that Scituate's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Rhode Island.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$387,677

Scituate, RI HOME PRICES

> $1,196,000
0.0%
0.0%
$897,001 - $1,196,000
1.3%
1.3%
$598,001 - $897,000
12.0%
12.0%
$478,001 - $598,000
18.1%
18.1%
$359,001 - $478,000
23.7%
23.7%
$239,001 - $359,000
34.7%
34.7%
$120,001 - $239,000
9.1%
9.1%
$60,001 - $120,000
0.0%
0.0%
$0 - $60,000
1.1%
1.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Average for RI

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
4,009

Scituate Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q4 - 2021 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q1
77.47% 2.74%
6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,803 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
87.0%
87.0%
Renters
13.0%
13.0%
Vacant
9.5%
9.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
8.5%
8.5%
1970 - 1999
38.4%
38.4%
1940 - 1969
35.0%
35.0%
1939 or Older
18.1%
18.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
86.8%
86.8%
Townhomes
3.0%
3.0%
Small Apt. Buildings
7.4%
7.4%
Apt. Complexes
2.2%
2.2%
Mobile Homes
0.3%
0.3%
Other
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.9%
0.9%
1 Bedroom
6.5%
6.5%
2 Bedrooms
16.5%
16.5%
3 Bedrooms
50.3%
50.3%
4 Bedrooms
21.0%
21.0%
5 or more bedrooms
4.8%
4.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES