Housing

With a low cost of living, Crawford County has affordable homes, apartments, and rental properties. Our safe neighborhoods and friendly, rural atmosphere provides a great place to raise a family.

Housing

With a low cost of living, Crawford County has affordable homes, apartments, and rental properties. Our safe neighborhoods and friendly, rural atmosphere provide a great place to raise a family.

The county currently has a split of 83% owner-occupied and 17% renter-occupied. Larger households are in the eastern portion of the county, whereas smaller households are stretched along the center of the county and in the northwest.

Sale prices in Crawford County are well within the range of supporting new, moderately price home construction. Overall, the owner-occupied market in Crawford County is considered affordable.

A healthy, self-sustaining housing market will have a value-to-income ratio between 2 and 3. Crawford County has a value to income ratio of 2.16 which is healthy, but approaching, and in some areas, undervalued. A market below 2 would be considered undervalued and may create problems securing funding for new construction or renovation of existing structures.

The median year built for structures varies from 1961 to 1992, with a county wide median of 1984. The census tracts with the oldest median housing include Milltown and Leavenworth, older communities with a number of older historic homes.

The northwest portion of the county as some of the newest housings, with the median year of 1992.

Source: 2016 American Community Survey