Lower-priced rural areas with large lots and mostly single-family housing stock.

  • Mostly owners but with a quickly increasing number of renters
  • More than a quarter of households are renters
  • Largest increase in the proportion of non-white residents since 2010
  • The home sale prices in this Submarket are not increasing as quickly compared to the region as a whole
Median Home Sale Price (2018)
$187,813
+49.1% since 2013
Home Sale Price Per Sq. Ft (2018)
$87.63 per sq. ft.
+55% since 2013
Median Building Area
2,138 sq. ft.
Median Year Built
2002

Data source: ARC analysis of Zillow's ZTRAX home sale transactions, 2013 & 2018. Explore this data further in the Data Explorer

TOP STRATEGIES FOR Submarket 9


Increase Supply

Preserve Affordable Supply

Reduce Housing & Transportation Costs

Expand Capital Resources

Promote Housing Stability

Develop Leadership & Collaboration on Affordability

Increase Supply –
Reduce Development Cost and Barriers

Address zoning and land use code that shapes development to provide housing options, including land use options, building sizes, building materials, building forms, parking, and more.

Increase Supply –
Leverage Public Land

Diversify the ways that publicly-owned land is used and managed to provide housing affordability options.

Promote Housing Stability –
Stabilize Existing Residents

Implement supportive educational programs and financial policies for residents to stabilize their current housing.

Promote Housing Stability –
Promote Home Buying

Providing cost-effective policies and financial assistance to promote home buying in the region will not only help to create wealthier and more stabilized communities, but combined with programs to encourage self-sufficiency, these programs can bring about a more dynamic and productive economy for the region.

  • Provide down payment assistance for first-time affordable home buyers. Resources:
  • Develop a Family-Self Sufficiency Program – Would include comprehensive wealth-building programs for low- and moderate-income residents and businesses in predominantly-minority neighborhoods, including: basics of homeownership, creating a realistic budget prior to purchase, property taxes, foreclosure prevention, funding options for first-time buyers, financial education and literacy workshops/coaching, local job training programs, etc. Resources:

Develop Leadership & Collaboration on Affordability –
Build Internal Resources to Address Housing

Expand internal capacity to address housing needs.

Develop Leadership & Collaboration on Affordability –
Promote Creative Collaboration

Collaborate across various industries, sectors, and organizations to create multi-disciplinary approach to provide housing options.