Littlefield, TX


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Littlefield, 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

Littlefield Housing Market Information

With 6,090 people, 2,162 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $92,162, house prices in Littlefield are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Littlefield, accounting for 81.99% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littlefield include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.53%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.06%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.72%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Littlefield. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.98% of Littlefield's homes, and 57.33% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

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. Littlefield's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 52.01% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Littlefield include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 33.70%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 11.63%). There's also some housing in Littlefield built between 2000 and later ( 2.66%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Littlefield. Fully 20.19% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Littlefield homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Littlefield 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.

Littlefield Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Littlefield has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Littlefield real estate appreciated 29.20% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.59%, putting Littlefield in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Littlefield 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 Littlefield that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Littlefield real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Littlefield appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.43%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.37% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Littlefield. Littlefield appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.45%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.82%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Littlefield's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Littlefield, TX HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,132,000 0.0
$849,001 - $1,132,000 0.9
$566,001 - $849,000 0.4
$453,001 - $566,000 0.0
$340,001 - $453,000 0.2
$226,001 - $340,000 4.4
$113,001 - $226,000 21.4
$57,001 - $113,000 26.6
$0 - $57,000 46.0

Low for TX
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
82.6204148599555 71.2062256809339

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Littlefield 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
81.52% 3.52% 7 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$930 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 67.98
Renters 32.02
Vacant 20.19

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Littlefield HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.7
1970 - 1999 33.7
1940 - 1969 52.0
1939 or Older 11.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Littlefield HOMES
Single-Family 82.0
Townhomes 0.7
Small Apt. Buildings 7.5
Apt. Complexes 5.1
Mobile Homes 4.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Littlefield HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 9.23
2 Bedrooms 31.27
3 Bedrooms 44.70
4 Bedrooms 12.62
5 or more bedrooms 2.18

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