Helena, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,901 housing units in Helena. This represents a 185.6% growth from 1,366 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,129 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 772 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Helena is about 95.6%. Helena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.4%. Average household size is 2.69 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Helena were built after 1994.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom1.10%
Two Bedrooms12.60%
Three Bedrooms65.10%
Four Bedrooms18.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1994
Median Value of occupied units$128,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$125,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1986
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan12.50%
Simple Mortgage69.70%
Debt Free8.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.8%