Sheffield, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,729 housing units in Sheffield. This represents a 0.4% growth from 4,709 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,563 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 166 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sheffield is about 62.6%. Sheffield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.9%. Average household size is 2.26 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sheffield were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms31.10%
Three Bedrooms42.50%
Four Bedrooms12.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$63,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$69,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$320

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan6.70%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free40.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%