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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Alabama is $123,800, which is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Alabama median house value has grown by 45.48% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Alabama is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Alabama was built is 1981, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 1,274,196 Owner Occupied Houses in Alabama, #44
Alabama
123,800 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #37
Alabama
45.48%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Alabama%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,190,638, see rank100%132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units1,842,17484.09%, see rank87.55%
Owner Occupied1,274,19658.17%, see rank56.34%
Renter Occupied567,97825.93%, see rank31.21%
Vacant Housing Units348,46415.91%, see rank12.45%
For Rent57,2292.61%, see rank2.34%
For Sale Only33,8321.54%, see rank1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied27,3941.25%, see rank0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use82,4683.76%, see rank3.97%
For Migrant Workers5930.03%, see rank0.03%
Other Vacant146,9486.71%, see rank4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #14
AlabamaU.S.
19811976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Alabama%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units1,274,196100%74,787,460
With a Mortgage751,23458.96%, see rank65.58%
Without a Mortgage522,96241.04%, see rank34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alabama
1,159 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlabama%U.S.
$299 or Less1,7410.23%, see rank0.20%
$300 to $49922,2062.96%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $69971,8899.57%, see rank5.01%
$700 to $999186,97024.89%, see rank14.32%
$1,000 to $1,499256,66834.17%, see rank27.90%
$1,500 to $1,999121,01116.11%, see rank20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99968,5829.13%, see rank19.52%
$3,000 or More22,1672.95%, see rank11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alabama
21.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alabama%U.S.
10% or Less54,8347.30%, see rank5.86%
10% to 20%279,04437.14%, see rank31.95%
20% to 30%193,17725.71%, see rank27.64%
30% to 40%86,01811.45%, see rank13.74%
40% or More133,58417.78%, see rank20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alabama
349 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlabama%U.S.
$199 or Less61,84311.83%, see rank7.76%
$200 to $299128,40824.55%, see rank14.70%
$300 to $499223,41142.72%, see rank34.63%
$500 to $69975,60614.46%, see rank21.16%
$700 or More33,6946.44%, see rank21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alabama
11.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alabama%U.S.
10% or Less228,33643.66%, see rank40.19%
10% to 20%158,19730.25%, see rank31.47%
20% to 30%57,66711.03%, see rank12.24%
30% to 40%27,3625.23%, see rank5.64%
40% or More42,6648.16%, see rank9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Alabama%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,190,638100%132,741,033
1-unit, Detached1,501,30268.53%, see rank61.65%
1-unit, Attached36,3311.66%, see rank5.82%
2 Units45,8882.09%, see rank3.75%
3 or 4 Units64,2742.93%, see rank4.43%
5 to 9 Units91,9264.20%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units149,8796.84%, see rank13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.301,03813.74%, see rank6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Alabama%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,190,638100%132,741,033
1 Room24,5621.12%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms25,6211.17%, see rank2.48%
3 Rooms126,4965.77%, see rank9.13%
4 Rooms330,68015.10%, see rank16.60%
5 Rooms509,99623.28%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms459,43620.97%, see rank18.06%
7 Rooms297,80513.59%, see rank12.27%
8 Rooms194,0918.86%, see rank8.48%
9 Rooms or More221,95110.13%, see rank10.60%
Median Rooms5.70, see rank-5.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Alabama%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,190,638100%132,741,033
No Bedroom26,4171.21%, see rank2.17%
1 Bedroom135,7126.20%, see rank11.16%
2 Bedrooms523,95523.92%, see rank26.69%
3 Bedrooms1,094,22849.95%, see rank39.70%
4 Bedrooms337,42915.40%, see rank16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms72,8973.33%, see rank4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Alabama%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,842,174100%116,211,092
Utility Gas537,13929.16%, see rank48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas132,2877.18%, see rank4.86%
Electricity1,140,65361.92%, see rank36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.3,9370.21%, see rank5.86%
Coal or Coke2530.01%, see rank0.12%
Wood20,3681.11%, see rank2.12%
Solar Energy1180.01%, see rank0.05%
Other Fuel1,7450.09%, see rank0.47%
No Fuel Used5,6740.31%, see rank1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalAlabama%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent505,136100%39,201,928
$199 or Less11,0062.18%, see rank1.50%
$200 to $29925,3095.01%, see rank3.18%
$300 to $49971,48614.15%, see rank7.37%
$500 to $699134,55826.64%, see rank16.01%
$700 to $999163,41432.35%, see rank29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49980,14215.87%, see rank26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99912,8332.54%, see rank9.79%
$2,000 or More6,3881.26%, see rank6.10%
Median$715, see rank-$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Alabama%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units1,842,174100%116,211,092
No Vehicles Available119,3156.48%, see rank9.12%
1 Vehicles Available606,74532.94%, see rank33.80%
2 Vehicles Available686,81337.28%, see rank37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available429,30123.30%, see rank19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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