Barrow County's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

Barrow County is the fastest growing county in Georgia, at a 10-year growth rate of 50.3%. It currently ranks 32nd in terms of population with 69,367 residents. Its three largest cities are Winder, Braselton, and Auburn. With a median age of 14 years, homes in Barrow County tend to be relatively new. Topping the list of best schools in the county is Stevens Creek Elementary School.


According to Foursquare, Fort Yargo State Park and Winder YMCA are the most popular outdoor attractions in Barrow County. For arts and entertainment, you'll find Carmike Gateway 12 Featuring BIGD and Colleen O. Williams Theatre. Lastly, Chick-fil-A, FATZ, and El Centinela are well-known places to eat.

Price Range

The housing prices of Barrow County are close to the state average with a median home value of $89,900 and a current average list price of $189,878. The Barrow County market slowed with a 9.4% sales drop in this week's report. Overall sales numbers for the last 30 days fell below the 186.4 monthly average with 174 homes sold.

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

$429K   $250K   $2.7M  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Barrow County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $150,930. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $30,186 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $739 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $8.96 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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