Duncanville, TX


Highest Appreciating Duncanville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Duncanville, TX Real Estate Data

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 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Duncanville Housing Market Information

With a population of 39,826, 13,860 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $140,733, Duncanville real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Duncanville, accounting for 76.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duncanville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.92%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.64%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.41%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Duncanville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.43% of Duncanville's homes, and 69.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Duncanville 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 Duncanville built between 1940-1969 ( 26.24%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 5.56%).

Duncanville Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Duncanville has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Duncanville real estate appreciated 23.62% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.14%, putting Duncanville in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Duncanville 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 Duncanville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Duncanville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Duncanville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.57%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.54% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Duncanville. Duncanville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.35%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.75%.

Importantly, this makes Duncanville 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 Duncanville'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 Duncanville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Duncanville - 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 Duncanville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Duncanville, TX HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,299,000 0.0
$974,001 - $1,299,000 0.0
$649,001 - $974,000 0.1
$520,001 - $649,000 0.3
$390,001 - $520,000 1.8
$260,001 - $390,000 6.1
$130,001 - $260,000 50.0
$65,001 - $130,000 36.4
$0 - $65,000 5.2

High for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
54.3947029180827 37.6459143968872

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Duncanville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
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
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
42.63% 2.08% 1 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,238 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.43
Renters 34.57
Vacant 4.91

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Duncanville HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.6
1970 - 1999 67.6
1940 - 1969 26.2
1939 or Older 0.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Duncanville HOMES
Single-Family 76.6
Townhomes 3.4
Small Apt. Buildings 3.6
Apt. Complexes 15.9
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Duncanville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.17
1 Bedroom 8.10
2 Bedrooms 18.80
3 Bedrooms 50.74
4 Bedrooms 19.23
5 or more bedrooms 1.96