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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 4,291, 1,581 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $221,508, Barboursville real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Barboursville home values aren't among America's most expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Barboursville, accounting for 58.16% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Barboursville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.57%), row houses and other attached homes ( 12.47%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.80%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Barboursville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The village has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.83% owning and 47.17% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Barboursville 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 Barboursville built between 1940-1969 ( 29.78%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 20.16%). There's also some housing in Barboursville built before 1939 ( 6.35%).
Barboursville's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Barboursville during the period has been just 3.76%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.
Over the last year, Barboursville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Barboursville's appreciation rate has been 4.03%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Barboursville were at -0.10%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.40%.
Relative to West Virginia, our data show that Barboursville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in West Virginia.
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