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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 131,044, 43,745 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $189,814, Denton real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Denton, accounting for 54.61% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Denton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 31.20%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.19%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.99%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Denton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 43.77% owning and 56.23% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Denton 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 Denton built between 2000 and later ( 34.57%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 17.43%). There's also some housing in Denton built before 1939 ( 1.58%).
In the last 10 years, Denton has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Denton real estate appreciated 39.51% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.39%, putting Denton in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Denton definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Denton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Denton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Denton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.71%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.99% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Denton. Denton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.35%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.75%.
Importantly, this makes Denton 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 Texas, our data show that Denton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Texas.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Denton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Denton - 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 Denton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$989,001 - $1,318,000||0.2|
|$659,001 - $989,000||1.9|
|$527,001 - $659,000||1.1|
|$395,001 - $527,000||6.7|
|$264,001 - $395,000||13.8|
|$131,001 - $264,000||47.8|
|$66,001 - $131,000||18.7|
|$0 - $66,000||9.3|
|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 Denton HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||34.6|
|1970 - 1999||46.4|
|1940 - 1969||17.4|
|1939 or Older||1.6|
|TYPE OF Denton HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||8.2|
|SIZE OF Denton HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||3.47|