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Median home prices: First quarter 2006 - 2007
2006
2007
%
Change
No data available
N/A
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Atlantic City
251.7
264.6
5.1
Bergen-Passaic
N/A
N/A
N/A
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon
N/A
N/A
N/A
Monmouth-Ocean
N/A
N/A
N/A
Newark-Union
405.3
423.7
4.5
Trenton-Ewing
264.9
283.8
7.1
2006
2007
%
Change
Albuquerque
171.9
193.7
12.7
Farmington
159.6
178.8
12.0
2006
2007
%
Change
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
189.9
201.8
6.3
Binghamton
90.1
98.1
8.9
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
94.5
91.6
-3.1
Elmira
88.5
75.3
-14.9
Glens Falls
145.8
151.5
3.9
Kingston
248.9
248.6
-0.1
Nassau-Suffolk
476.1
479.8
0.8
New York metro (incl. Northern N.J., Long Island and Pa.)
459.0
463.7
1.0
New York-Edison, N.J.
376.4
363.5
-3.4
Rochester
105.7
106.9
1.1
Syracuse
104.4
107.5
3.0
Wayne-White Plains
510.7
521.4
2.1
2006
2007
%
Change
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, N.C./S.C.
174.5
185.6
6.4
Durham
162.9
177.3
8.8
Greensboro-High Point
143.0
145.1
1.5
Raleigh-Cary
199.6
212.2
6.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Bismark
130.9
149.4
14.1
Fargo
133.4
137.4
3.0
2006
2007
%
Change
Akron
104.2
111.0
6.5
Canton-Massillon
104.4
100.6
-3.6
Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio/Ky./Ind.
137.7
136.8
-0.7
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
125.5
122.9
-2.1
Columbus
141.7
141.6
-0.1
Dayton
108.7
N/A
N/A
Toledo
103.0
104.1
1.1
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
81.1
78.3
-3.5
2006
2007
%
Change
Oklahoma City
119.9
134.4
0.5
Tulsa
125.7
126.2
0.4
2006
2007
%
Change
Eugene-Springfield
223.6
236.8
5.9
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Ore./Wash.
266.3
289.9
8.9
Salem
191.7
221.6
15.6
2006
2007
%
Change
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pa./-N.J.
233.7
247.3
5.8
Erie
95.9
92.5
-3.5
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa./ N.J./De./Md.
219.7
222.5
1.3
Pittsburgh
107.7
109.0
1.2
Reading
131.7
141.3
7.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Providence
287.1
286.6
-0.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Charleston-North Charleston
207.6
219.5
5.7
Columbia
135.9
142.5
4.9
Greenville
147.4
145.7
-1.2
Spartanburg
124.8
118.4
-5.1
2006
2007
%
Change
Sioux Falls
134.0
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Chattanooga, Tenn./Ga.
130.2
129.6
-0.5
Knoxville
143.0
150.0
4.9
Memphis, Tenn./Miss./Ark.
135.9
135.9
Unchanged
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro
165.3
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Amarillo
108.3
112.9
4.2
Austin-Round Rock
167.2
176.2
5.4
Beaumont-Port Arthur
99.4
115.8
16.5
Corpus Christi
126.8
130.4
2.8
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
146.4
145.5
-0.6
El Paso
120.0
124.0
3.3
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land
142.3
147.2
3.4
San Antonio
133.4
148.3
11.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Salt Lake City
184.2
206.9
12.3
2006
2007
%
Change
No data available
N/A
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News
221.1
234.2
5.9
Richmond
210.2
223.2
6.2
Arlington-Alexandria/Washington, D.C.
422.8
427.8
1.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Kennewick-Richland-Pasco
152.0
163.3
7.4
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
338.6
380.2
12.3
Spokane
172.1
181.8
5.6
Yakima
131.7
136.1
3.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Charleston
118.8
115.2
-3.0
2006
2007
%
Change
Appleton
N/A
126.6
N/A
Green Bay
156.9
145.2
-7.5
Madison
217.4
221.0
1.7
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
214.2
201.8
-5.8
2006
2007
%
Change
No data available
N/A
N/A
N/A
Source: National Association of Realtors, Quarterly Housing Affordability Index

 

-- Posted: March 1, 2006
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