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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 74,653, 28,892 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $164,169, Appleton 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 Appleton, accounting for 67.24% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Appleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.82%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.60%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.83%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Appleton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 63.50% owning and 36.50% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Appleton 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 Appleton built between 1940-1969 ( 31.30%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 19.46%). There's also some housing in Appleton built between 2000 and later ( 10.48%).
Real estate appreciation rates in Appleton's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 1.24% during the period.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Appleton's appreciation rate, at 6.20%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Appleton's appreciation rate has been -0.35%, which annualizes to a rate of -1.38%.
Notably, Appleton's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Appleton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Appleton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Appleton - 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 Appleton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$883,001 - $1,177,000||0.3|
|$589,001 - $883,000||1.0|
|$471,001 - $589,000||1.0|
|$353,001 - $471,000||5.0|
|$236,001 - $353,000||12.9|
|$118,001 - $236,000||60.7|
|$59,001 - $118,000||16.0|
|$0 - $59,000||2.2|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Appleton HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||10.5|
|1970 - 1999||38.8|
|1940 - 1969||31.3|
|1939 or Older||19.5|
|TYPE OF Appleton HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||10.6|
|SIZE OF Appleton HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||3.93|