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Gainesville, Florida
Homewood, Alabama
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Homewood is 48.5% older than the median age of a home in Gainesville.
Homes are 21.7% less likely to be rented in Homewood than in Gainesville.
HOUSING
 Gainesville, FLHomewood, ALUnited States
 Median Home Age334937
 Median Home Cost$155,100$297,700$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months7.86%7.35%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.-2.35%11.36%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-8.27%15.17%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$12.39$6.76$11.80
 Homes Owned31.58%47.73%56.34%
 Housing Vacant16.79%11.83%12.45%
 Homes Rented51.63%40.44%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Gainesville, FLHomewood, ALUnited States
 Studio Apartment$638$645$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$726$735$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$896$850$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,180$1,115$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,286$1,275$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Gainesville, FLHomewood, ALUnited States
 Vacant For Rent7.57%2.70%2.34%
 Vacant Rented2.13%1.80%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale1.14%2.13%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.18%0.44%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation0.35%0.61%3.97%
 Vacant Other5.42%4.16%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Gainesville, FLHomewood, ALUnited States
 Less Than $20,0003.23%1.09%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9991.93%0.50%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9995.34%0.54%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9997.29%2.14%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,99915.96%2.10%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,99915.88%6.37%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,99921.52%12.07%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99918.74%28.78%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,9992.69%23.38%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9995.60%11.31%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,9991.83%9.25%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9990.00%1.77%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more0.00%0.70%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Gainesville, FLHomewood, ALUnited States
 2010 and newer1.32%0.69%2.03%
 2000 to 200911.34%6.60%14.63%
 1990 to 199915.98%7.30%14.01%
 1980 to 198921.34%10.77%13.70%
 1970 to 197920.14%14.82%15.66%
 1960 to 196915.98%7.30%14.01%
 1950 to 195910.18%21.48%10.63%
 1940 to 19492.68%10.57%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier2.62%12.52%13.09%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Gainesville

Gainesville apartments are plentiful and inexpensi: I'm amazed at how inexpensive the housing in Gainesville remains in 2016. With a high population of renters, the apartments in Gainesville are in demand, but there are a... (read more)

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Comments about Homewood

MAYBERRY ALABAMA: LIVING IS EASY, GREAT SCHOOLS, GREAT CHURCHES, GOOD PEOPLE. MORE GOVERMENT SERVICE THAN ANY TOWN IN THE... (read more)

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