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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 37,964, 12,038 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $196,817, Roy real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Roy, accounting for 80.37% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Roy include mobile homes or trailers ( 6.28%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.77%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.90%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Roy. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 83.63% of Roy's homes, and 67.80% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Roy 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 Roy built between 1940-1969 ( 23.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 14.93%).
In the last 10 years, Roy has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Roy real estate appreciated 14.87% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.40%, putting Roy in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Roy 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 Roy that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Roy real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Roy appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.85%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 93.51% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Roy. Roy appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.18%.
Importantly, this makes Roy 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 Utah, our data show that Roy's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Utah.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Roy differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Roy - 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 Roy real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$942,001 - $1,256,000||0.0|
|$628,001 - $942,000||0.2|
|$502,001 - $628,000||0.7|
|$377,001 - $502,000||2.9|
|$251,001 - $377,000||13.8|
|$126,001 - $251,000||71.5|
|$63,001 - $126,000||5.1|
|$0 - $63,000||5.6|
|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 Roy HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||14.9|
|1970 - 1999||61.0|
|1940 - 1969||23.2|
|1939 or Older||0.9|
|TYPE OF Roy HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||5.8|
|SIZE OF Roy HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||14.89|