Essex County 2018 Median Home Prices: Town by Town
Overall, in the 34 cities and towns of Essex County, the median Single Family Home (SFH) price increased 3.9% to $457,000, while sales were down 2%.
The table below shows the median price for each town for the last 4 years, with the percentage change in 2918. It also compares sales for the last two years.
Note that a small number of sales can lead to price fluctuations, as in Essex Town, Rockport and Wenham amongst others. In general, the larger the number of sales, the more reliable is the median price.
While the overall median price in Essex County was $457,000, only 12 of the 34 cities and towns had median prices below this level, while 22 had median prices above $457,000. The reason for this is that the median price for the the County is calculated by taking all individual property sales, and many of the towns with a large number of sales are in communities with lower prices.
Calculating the median price for Essex County using towns rather than individual sales produces a median price of $547,500.
Realtor, Sagan Harborside
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