Real Estate Market Update for Barry County, MI
Welcome to March's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of February. The number of active listings was up 9% from one year earlier, and down 3% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 240-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 16%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 170-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 24% year-over-year, and decreased 26% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Barry County, MI

Area Information for Barry County, MI
  • Population: 61,837
  • Median Age: 42.62 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 26 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 0%
  • Population Density: 111/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 8.95%
  • Closest Airport: Gerald R Ford International
  • Closest College: Davenport University
  • Closest Jr. College: Kellogg Community College
  • Median Household Income: $57,808
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 11%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $175,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: West Michigan Whitecaps (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 22.48%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Barry County, MI
Median Age: 42.62 Married: 50% Number of Households: 23,557 Households with Children: 6,526
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Barry County, MI

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Star Elementary School 2.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Hastings Adventist Elementary School 2.6 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Barry County Christian School 3.0 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Southeastern Elementary School 3.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Hastings High School 3.3 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      St Rose Of Lima School 3.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Hastings Middle School 3.6 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Central Elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Northeastern Elementary School 4.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Barry Isd Special Education 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-UNGRADE 0 0
      Cedar Creek Christian School 5.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Delton Kellogg Elem. School 8.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-4 1 0
      Delton-kellogg High School 8.7 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Delton-kellogg Middle School 8.9 mi Public 5-8 2 0
      Delton Kellogg Academy 9.1 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      Fuller Street Elementary School 9.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      Lakewood Early Childhood Center 12.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Mcfall Elementary School 12.5 mi Public K-1 0 0
      Lee Elementary School 12.7 mi Public 2-3 0 0
      Page Elementary School 12.8 mi Public 4-5 3 2
      Thornapple Kellogg High School 12.9 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Thornapple Kellogg Middle School 13.7 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Lakewood Middle School 14.1 mi Public 5-8 4 3
      Wk Kellogg Agricultural School 14.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Kellogg Elementary School 14.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area.
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        Data powered by Attom Data Solutions. Copyright© 2020. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
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