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How do the median prices for homes in Carroll County vary by ZIP code?

Home prices in Carroll County are up 11.5 percent from a year ago as the number of sales rose according to the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report. But the results varied in different parts of the county.

Over the year from May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020, the median price of a Carroll County home sold was $178,450, an increase of 11.5 percent from the previous 12-month period, according to home sales data collected by Smart Real Estate Data.

The median price is considered the best reflection of what consumers will find in the marketplace. Median price indicates that half the homes were priced above and half below the midpoint. An average number can be distorted by a few wildly expensive or very inexpensive home sales.

Steep changes in home prices may reflect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing market beginning in March 2020. Median home prices recorded from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020 rose by 10.8 percent in Carroll County compared with the previous 12 months.

According to the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report, this is how those results broke down by ZIP code in Carroll County, listed from the most expensive to least expensive:

1 30170 - $205,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 17 homes sold in 30170 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Roopville and Ephesus.

The median sales price of $205,000 is an increase of 26.9 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $102.

2 30180 - $185,610

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 650 homes sold in 30180 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following area: Villa Rica.

The median sales price of $185,610 is an increase of 8 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $102.

3 30117 - $181,500

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 393 homes sold in 30117 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Mount Zion, Bremen and Carrollton.

The median sales price of $181,500 is an increase of 16.3 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $98.

4 30116 - $175,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 340 homes sold in 30116 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following area: Carrollton.

The median sales price of $175,000 is an increase of 9.4 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $100.

5 30185 - $172,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 29 homes sold in 30185 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following area: Whitesburg.

The median sales price of $172,000 is an increase of 28.4 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $97.

6 30179 - $166,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 263 homes sold in 30179 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following area: Temple.

The median sales price of $166,000 is an increase of 12.2 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $99.

7 30110 - $155,500

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 4 homes sold in 30110 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Waco and Bremen.

The median sales price of $155,500 is an decrease of 13.6 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $89.

8 30108 - $150,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 59 homes sold in 30108 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Bowdon and Ephesus.

The median sales price of $150,000 is an increase of 11.1 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $84.

9 30182 - $142,000

In the year that ended April 30, 2020, 8 homes sold in 30182 ZIP code, which includes parts of the following areas: Mount Zion, Bremen, Tallapoosa and Waco.

The median sales price of $142,000 is an increase of 8.2 percent from the previous year.

Of all homes sold in this ZIP code for the year, the median price per square foot was $125.

Since 1996, Smart Real Estate Data has been a widely regarded source for residential real estate data in the Southeast. The business provides data to builders, developers, appraisers and bankers. It now covers markets in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.

This article was generated automatically by AJC Bot, a computer software application that analyzed structured information, such as data, and applied it to text articles based on templates that were created by AJC writers and editors. An AJC editor reviewed the work before publishing. You can report errors or bugs to homesalesreport@coxinc.com. For more: How the AJC Bot was used for articles in the AJC 2020 Metro Atlanta Home Sales Report.

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