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HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Boston is 111.4% older than the median age of a home in Atlanta.
Homes are 34.9% less likely to be rented in Atlanta than in Boston.
HOUSING
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Median Home Age357437
 Median Home Cost$191,600$499,400$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months7.06%5.24%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.12.32%30.74%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.1.52%14.43%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$10.80$7.93$11.80
 Homes Owned35.34%31.36%56.34%
 Housing Vacant19.87%8.21%12.45%
 Homes Rented44.79%60.44%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Studio Apartment$816$1,245$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$858$1,395$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$993$1,716$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,302$2,130$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,600$2,353$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent5.65%2.53%2.34%
 Vacant Rented1.13%1.38%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale1.91%0.48%1.20%
 Vacant Sold1.05%0.67%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation2.00%0.86%3.97%
 Vacant Other8.13%2.28%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0003.26%2.91%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9992.73%0.57%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9995.77%0.40%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9996.00%0.32%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,9995.24%0.24%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,99911.80%1.86%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,99912.09%3.12%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99915.68%14.03%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,99910.40%24.08%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9995.42%18.26%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,9999.60%20.92%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9994.50%4.83%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more7.49%8.46%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 2010 and newer3.30%1.41%2.03%
 2000 to 200925.86%6.79%14.63%
 1990 to 199910.85%4.12%14.01%
 1980 to 19898.32%5.94%13.70%
 1970 to 19798.68%7.65%15.66%
 1960 to 196910.85%4.12%14.01%
 1950 to 195911.40%6.80%10.63%
 1940 to 19496.34%5.85%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier12.53%51.42%13.09%

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