St. Clairsville, OH Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

St. Clairsville, OH Housing Market Trends

With a population of 5,141, 2,127 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $218,509, St. Clairsville real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in St. Clairsville, accounting for 75.26% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in St. Clairsville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.09%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.63%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.03%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in St. Clairsville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.32% of St. Clairsville's homes, and 56.84% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. St. Clairsville's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 40.21% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in St. Clairsville include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 35.89%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 19.42%). There's also some housing in St. Clairsville built between 2000 and later ( 4.48%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in St. Clairsville. Fully 18.54% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant St. Clairsville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding St. Clairsville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

St. Clairsville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in St. Clairsville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 44.73%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average St. Clairsville house appreciation rate of 3.77%.

Over the last year, St. Clairsville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, St. Clairsville's appreciation rate has been 3.30%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in St. Clairsville were at 1.49%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.11%.

Notably, St. Clairsville's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Ohio, our data show that St. Clairsville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Ohio.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$218,509

St. Clairsville, OH HOME PRICES

> $1,182,000
0.5%
0.5%
$887,001 - $1,182,000
0.0%
0.0%
$591,001 - $887,000
1.7%
1.7%
$473,001 - $591,000
3.6%
3.6%
$355,001 - $473,000
8.1%
8.1%
$236,001 - $355,000
29.1%
29.1%
$119,001 - $236,000
40.6%
40.6%
$59,001 - $119,000
10.9%
10.9%
$0 - $59,000
5.5%
5.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

High for OH

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
2,127

St. Clairsville Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
OH*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2021 Q1 - 2021 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q2
59.92% 2.21%
8
3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$888 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
70.3%
70.3%
Renters
29.7%
29.7%
Vacant
18.5%
18.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
4.5%
4.5%
1970 - 1999
35.9%
35.9%
1940 - 1969
40.2%
40.2%
1939 or Older
19.4%
19.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
75.3%
75.3%
Townhomes
0.0%
0.0%
Small Apt. Buildings
16.1%
16.1%
Apt. Complexes
6.6%
6.6%
Mobile Homes
2.0%
2.0%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.6%
2.6%
1 Bedroom
9.6%
9.6%
2 Bedrooms
29.6%
29.6%
3 Bedrooms
37.0%
37.0%
4 Bedrooms
19.9%
19.9%
5 or more bedrooms
1.3%
1.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES