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  HOUSING OVERVIEW
  

The median home value in Hickory, North Carolina, is $101,900. Home appreciation is -0.50% over the last year. The median age of Hickory, North Carolina, real estate is 32 years.

Hickory, North Carolina Apartments and Rentals

Renters make up 40.14% of the Hickory, North Carolina, population. 13.29% of houses and apartments in Hickory, North Carolina, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).

  HOUSINGHickory, North CarolinaUnited States
  Median Home Age  3237
  Median Home Cost  $101,900$170,100
  Home Appr. Last 12 months  -0.50%4.90%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.  -7.30%-4.60%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.  6.10%12.70%
  Property Tax Rate  $7.41$12.07
  Homes Owned  46.57%57.34%
  Housing Vacant  13.29%12.47%
  Homes Rented  40.14%30.19%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment  $539$661
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $560$765
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $663$957
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $870$1,289
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment  $1,078$1,490
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent  6.57%2.50%
  Vacant Rented  1.06%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale  0.17%1.38%
  Vacant Sold  0.44%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation  0.56%3.81%
  Vacant Other  4.50%3.87%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,000  4.08%3.30%
  $20,000 to $39,999  1.56%3.44%
  $40,000 to $59,999  1.56%4.18%
  $60,000 to $79,999  7.78%5.80%
  $80,000 to $99,999  11.51%7.08%
  $100,000 to $149,999  22.44%15.77%
  $150,000 to $199,999  17.25%15.03%
  $200,000 to $299,999  17.77%18.50%
  $300,000 to $399,999  6.93%10.39%
  $400,000 to $499,999  3.24%5.66%
  $500,000 to $749,999  4.27%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,999  1.12%2.28%
  $1,000,000 or more  0.50%2.18%
  HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
  2010 and newer  0.00%0.29%
  2000 to 2009  13.61%14.18%
  1990 to 1999  17.59%13.96%
  1980 to 1989  19.23%13.99%
  1970 to 1979  13.48%16.09%
  1960 to 1969  17.59%13.96%
  1950 to 1959  11.84%11.05%
  1940 to 1949  6.44%5.59%
  1939 or Earlier  7.16%13.68%
  HOUSING COMMENTS
  
Hickory
I was born and raised in Hickory and I was finally able to escape. For anyone looking for a place to live and work, try somewhere else. The job market is absolutely... (read more)
Hickory is a pretty town
We moved to Hickory in November 2005. We like the weather and it is a pretty town. The economy is not very strong and good paying jobs are hard to find. If you are in... (read more)
re: Are you nuts? - 9/30/2006
My parents are thinking about retiring here, theyre going to visit first. But the thing that has drawn them to this area is the weather, i have it saved on my phone and... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Are you nuts? - 9/30/2006
My parents are thinking about retiring here, theyre going to visit first. But the thing that has drawn them to this area is the weather, i have it saved on my phone and... (read more)
re: Are you nuts? - 9/30/2006
I agree. I was born and raised in Hickory. I live outside of Augusta, GA now. Decent jobs are nearly impossible to come by unless one has a marketable skill that is in... (read more)
It doesn't really get any better than this!
Hickory is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of North Carolina. Born and raised in Caldwell county, just over the bridge, I've... (read more)
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