Home Values

Jefferson County Home Prices & Values

Zillow Home Value Index

The Zillow Home Value Index is the median Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

$99,200

  • -0.1% 1-year change
  • 2.5% 1-year forecast

The median home value in Jefferson County is $99,200. Jefferson County home values have declined -0.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.5% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Jefferson County is $90, which is lower than the Birmingham Metro average of $95. The median price of homes currently listed in Jefferson County is $159,900 while the median price of homes that sold is $132,960. The median rent price in Jefferson County is $795, which is lower than the Birmingham Metro median of $850.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Jefferson County 0.1 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is lower than the national value of 4.2

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in Jefferson County is 4.9%, which is lower than the national value of 6.4%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Jefferson County homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 23.5%.

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Jefferson County Market Overview

Data through Nov 30, 2014
  • $99,200 ZHVI
  • 2.5% 1-yr forecast
    The Zillow Home Value Forecast is Zillow's prediction of what the Zillow Home Value Index will be one year from now. Learn more
    (Nov 30, 2015)
  • $159,900 Median listing price
  • $132,960 Median sale price
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Jefferson County Market Health

Data through Nov 30, 2014
  • 4.6/10 Stable
    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.
  • 138 Average days on Zillow (Oct 31, 2014)
  • 23.5% Homes with negative equity (16.9% US Avg) (Sep 30, 2014)
  • 4.9% Delinquent on mortgage (6.4% US Avg) (Sep 30, 2014)
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Cities in Jefferson County

Name Median ZHVI
Pleasant Grove $117,200
Forestdale $95,200
Adamsville $72,500
Name Median ZHVI
Minor $65,900
Fairfield $62,600
Birmingham $57,000
Name Median ZHVI
Midfield $53,700
McDonald Chapel $43,800
Mulga $37,000

Listings & Sales

Data through Nov 30, 2014
  • $90 Median list price / sq ft
  • $84 Median sale price / sq ft
  • No data Listings with price cut
33.9%
Sold below listing
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Jefferson County Rentals

Data through Nov 30, 2014
  • Zillow Rent Index

  • $928 Jefferson County
    $1,052 Birmingham Metro
    $1,342 United States

    The Zillow Rent Index is the median Rent Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

  • 1.6 Breakeven horizon
    The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting. Learn more
    (Jun 30, 2014)
  • $795 Rent list price
  • $0.74 Rent list price / sq ft
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