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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.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 7,654 people, 1,536 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $70,218, house prices in Axton are some of the most affordable in Virginia as well as the nation.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Axton, accounting for 67.90% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Axton include mobile homes or trailers ( 29.46%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.33%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Axton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 78.63% of Axton's homes, and 64.29% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Axton 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 Axton built between 1940-1969 ( 22.94%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.73%). There's also some housing in Axton built before 1939 ( 5.21%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Axton. Fully 18.52% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Axton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Axton 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.
Homes have actually lost value in Axton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.00% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Axton home appreciation rates at -1.60%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.23%.
Over the last year, Axton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Axton's appreciation rate has been -0.09%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Axton were at -1.60%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.23%.
Notably, Axton's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Virginia, our data show that Axton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Virginia.
|$739,001 - $986,000||0.3|
|$493,001 - $739,000||0.3|
|$394,001 - $493,000||0.7|
|$296,001 - $394,000||1.3|
|$197,001 - $296,000||6.6|
|$99,001 - $197,000||28.9|
|$49,001 - $99,000||34.6|
|$0 - $49,000||26.7|
|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 Axton HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||16.7|
|1970 - 1999||55.1|
|1940 - 1969||22.9|
|1939 or Older||5.2|
|TYPE OF Axton HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||1.3|
|SIZE OF Axton HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||1.94|