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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 5,187, 1,547 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $91,167, house prices in Gilmer are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gilmer, accounting for 67.04% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gilmer include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.43%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.74%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.85%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Gilmer are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 60.15% owning and 39.85% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Gilmer 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 Gilmer built between 1940-1969 ( 38.23%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 8.85%). There's also some housing in Gilmer built before 1939 ( 8.32%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Gilmer. Fully 18.54% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Gilmer homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Gilmer 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 Gilmer have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 8.30%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Gilmer house appreciation rate of 0.80%.
Over the last year, Gilmer appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Gilmer's appreciation rate has been 0.26%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Gilmer were at -1.09%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.28%.
Notably, Gilmer's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Texas, our data show that Gilmer's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Texas.
|$766,001 - $1,022,000||0.0|
|$511,001 - $766,000||0.3|
|$409,001 - $511,000||2.4|
|$307,001 - $409,000||1.3|
|$204,001 - $307,000||10.9|
|$102,001 - $204,000||29.4|
|$51,001 - $102,000||40.4|
|$0 - $51,000||15.2|
|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 Gilmer HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||8.8|
|1970 - 1999||44.6|
|1940 - 1969||38.2|
|1939 or Older||8.3|
|TYPE OF Gilmer HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||12.4|
|SIZE OF Gilmer HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.84|