Jefferson County's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

The population of Jefferson County ranks as the youngest in Washington with a median age of 53 years. It is also considered less affluent than average with a median income of $43,712 per household. Port Townsend, Port Hadlock-Irondale, and Port Ludlow are its three most populated cities. The Jefferson County market is almost exclusively made up of detached homes, currently accounting for 100% overall. Heading the list of top schools in the county is Hidden Creek Elementary School.

Price Range

The median value of homes in Jefferson County is $234,700, making it one of the most valuable areas in Washington. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $386,036. The most expensive places to live are Marrowstone, Port Ludlow, and Port Townsend.

Make sure you take a look at these eye-catching homes in Jefferson County that generated the most views from potential buyers:

$695K   $105K   $649K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Jefferson County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $401,895. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $80,379 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,479 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $9.91 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Jefferson County homes for sale or reviewing Jefferson County real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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