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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Benzie County is $147,400, which is higher than the state average of $120,200 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Benzie County median house value has grown by 37.24% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Benzie County is higher than the state average rate of 3.98% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Benzie County was built is 1985, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1969 and 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 6,250 Owner Occupied Houses in Benzie County, #10
Benzie County
147,400 USD
Michigan
120,200 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #13
Benzie County
37.24%
Michigan
3.98%
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

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Housing Units12,244, see rank, 100%4,532,719132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units7,388, 60.34%, see rank84.45%87.55%
Owner Occupied6,250, 51.05%, see rank60.41%56.34%
Renter Occupied1,138, 9.29%, see rank24.04%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units4,856, 39.66%, see rank15.55%12.45%
For Rent99, 0.81%, see rank1.84%2.34%
For Sale Only161, 1.31%, see rank1.40%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied106, 0.87%, see rank1.04%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use4,041, 33.00%, see rank6.26%3.97%
For Migrant Workers6, 0.05%, see rank0.05%0.03%
Other Vacant443, 3.62%, see rank4.96%4.00%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #2
Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
198519691976

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

 Benzie County%MichiganU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units6,250100%2,738,01274,787,460
With a Mortgage3,81361.01%, see rank63.63%65.58%
Without a Mortgage2,43738.99%, see rank36.37%34.42%

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

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Benzie County
1,209 USD
Michigan
1,295 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBenzie County%MichiganU.S.
$299 or Less110.29%, see rank0.19%0.20%
$300 to $499651.70%, see rank1.88%1.59%
$500 to $6993519.21%, see rank6.65%5.01%
$700 to $99992424.23%, see rank19.56%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4991,38536.32%, see rank34.69%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99961916.23%, see rank20.06%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99938910.20%, see rank12.84%19.52%
$3,000 or More691.81%, see rank4.13%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Benzie County
24.90% of the Total Income
Michigan
22.60% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Benzie County%MichiganU.S.
10% or Less1383.62%, see rank5.90%5.86%
10% to 20%1,18331.03%, see rank35.28%31.95%
20% to 30%1,05027.54%, see rank27.51%27.64%
30% to 40%61416.10%, see rank12.63%13.74%
40% or More81621.40%, see rank18.20%20.29%

*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
Benzie County
398 USD
Michigan
463 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsBenzie County%MichiganU.S.
$199 or Less1727.06%, see rank4.74%7.76%
$200 to $29942117.28%, see rank12.46%14.70%
$300 to $4991,06143.54%, see rank40.41%34.63%
$500 to $69947619.53%, see rank25.95%21.16%
$700 or More30712.60%, see rank16.44%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Benzie County
12.90% of the Total Income
Michigan
13.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Benzie County%MichiganU.S.
10% or Less89536.73%, see rank35.33%40.19%
10% to 20%89736.81%, see rank33.76%31.47%
20% to 30%32413.30%, see rank13.39%12.24%
30% to 40%1245.09%, see rank6.18%5.64%
40% or More1807.39%, see rank9.99%9.16%

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

Units in Structure

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Housing Units12,244, 100%4,532,719132,741,033
1-unit, Detached10,710, 87.47%, see rank71.97%61.65%
1-unit, Attached115, 0.94%, see rank4.66%5.82%
2 Units168, 1.37%, see rank2.58%3.75%
3 or 4 Units115, 0.94%, see rank2.56%4.43%
5 to 9 Units131, 1.07%, see rank4.20%4.78%
10 or More Units154, 1.26%, see rank8.58%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.851, 6.95%, see rank5.45%6.49%

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

Rooms

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Housing Units12,244, 100%4,532,719132,741,033
1 Room158, 1.29%, see rank1.24%1.95%
2 Rooms343, 2.80%, see rank1.78%2.48%
3 Rooms996, 8.13%, see rank7.14%9.13%
4 Rooms2,385, 19.48%, see rank14.38%16.60%
5 Rooms2,999, 24.49%, see rank21.00%20.41%
6 Rooms2,002, 16.35%, see rank20.07%18.06%
7 Rooms1,441, 11.77%, see rank13.45%12.27%
8 Rooms922, 7.53%, see rank9.27%8.48%
9 Rooms or More998, 8.15%, see rank11.67%10.60%
Median Rooms5.20, see rank5.705.50

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

Bedrooms

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Housing Units12,244, 100%4,532,719132,741,033
No Bedroom169, 1.38%, see rank1.35%2.17%
1 Bedroom934, 7.63%, see rank9.11%11.16%
2 Bedrooms3,678, 30.04%, see rank26.33%26.69%
3 Bedrooms5,217, 42.61%, see rank43.93%39.70%
4 Bedrooms1,885, 15.40%, see rank15.80%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms361, 2.95%, see rank3.47%4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Total Housing Units7,388, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Utility Gas2,852, 38.60%, see rank77.13%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas2,738, 37.06%, see rank8.48%4.86%
Electricity445, 6.02%, see rank8.30%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.166, 2.25%, see rank1.40%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.12%
Wood1,066, 14.43%, see rank3.39%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.05%
Other Fuel106, 1.43%, see rank0.86%0.47%
No Fuel Used15, 0.20%, see rank0.39%1.00%

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

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalBenzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent1,029, 100%1,028,83539,201,928
$199 or Less6, 0.58%, see rank1.86%1.50%
$200 to $29953, 5.15%, see rank3.88%3.18%
$300 to $499126, 12.24%, see rank9.32%7.37%
$500 to $699206, 20.02%, see rank23.63%16.01%
$700 to $999406, 39.46%, see rank35.23%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499191, 18.56%, see rank20.17%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9996, 0.58%, see rank3.85%9.79%
$2,000 or More35, 3.40%, see rank2.06%6.10%
Median$765, see rank$780$920

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

Vehicle Available

 Benzie CountyMichiganU.S.
Occupied Housing Units7,388, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
No Vehicles Available326, 4.41%, see rank7.97%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available2,299, 31.12%, see rank35.06%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available3,269, 44.25%, see rank38.45%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available1,494, 20.22%, see rank18.52%19.61%

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


 
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