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The housing boom continued in the first quarter.

Home prices nationwide spiked 7 percent in the first quarter, according to the latest survey by the National Association of Realtors, with the median sales price for existing family homes hitting $161,500. Thirty-one of 117 markets had double-digits increases. See where your area ranks.

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City/Metro Area Median home price
1st quarter 2002
Median home price
1st quarter 2003
Percent
Change
Akron, OH $103,700.00 $111,400.00 7.40%
Albany/Schenectady/Troy, NY $127,500.00 $138,300.00 8.50%
Albuquerque, NM $128,000.00 $134,300.00 4.90%
Amarillo, TX $84,700.00 $87,800.00 3.70%
Appleton/Oshkosh/Neenah, WI $108,700.00 $114,600.00 5.40%
Atlanta, GA $140,600.00 $146,400.00 4.10%
Atlantic City, NJ $133,700.00 $157,200.00 17.60%
Aurora/Elgin, IL $185,500.00 $197,300.00 6.40%
Austin/San Marcos, TX $157,700.00 $151,700.00 -3.80%
Baltimore, MD $165,000.00 $190,000.00 15.20%
Baton Rouge, LA $110,400.00 $116,000.00 5.10%
Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX $76,800.00 $83,400.00 8.60%
Bergen/Passaic, NJ $295,800.00 $358,300.00 21.10%
Biloxi/Gulfport, MS $95,600.00 $103,900.00 8.70%
Birmingham, AL $131,600.00 $131,900.00 0.20%
Boston, MA $389,000.00 $413,500.00 6.30%
Bradenton, FL $142,600.00 $156,500.00 9.70%
Buffalo/Niagara Falls, NY $81,800.00 $87,500.00 7.00%
Canton, OH $98,500.00 $106,200.00 7.80%
Cedar Rapids, IA $113,200.00 $117,000.00 3.40%
Champaign/Urbana/Rantoul, IL $95,100.00 $111,900.00 17.70%
Charleston, SC $153,800.00 $163,500.00 6.30%
Charleston, WV $106,800.00 $110,400.00 3.40%
Charlotte/Gastonia/Rock Hill, NC/SC $145,500.00 $146,000.00 0.30%
Chattanooga, TN/GA $111,900.00 $107,000.00 -4.40%
Chicago, IL $198,000.00 $220,000.00 11.10%
Cincinnati, OH/KY/IN $131,300.00 $132,800.00 1.10%
Colorado Springs, CO $171,600.00 $177,700.00 3.60%
Columbia, SC $116,700.00 $118,000.00 1.10%
Corpus Christi, TX $89,400.00 $94,200.00 5.40%
Dallas, TX $130,800.00 $134,900.00 3.10%
Davenport/Moline/Rock Island, IA/IL $87,700.00 $93,700.00 6.80%
Daytona Beach, FL $106,100.00 $110,900.00 4.50%
Denver, CO $223,800.00 $229,300.00 2.50%
Des Moines, IA $125,200.00 $126,000.00 0.60%
El Paso, TX $86,400.00 $88,000.00 1.90%
Eugene/Springfield, OR $135,900.00 $142,800.00 5.10%
Fargo/Moorhead, ND/MN $102,900.00 $109,800.00 6.70%
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood/Pompano Beach, FL $181,200.00 $208,700.00 15.20%
Ft. Myers/Cape Coral, FL $124,700.00 $134,400.00 7.80%
Gainesville, FL $124,700.00 $132,900.00 6.60%
Gary/Hammond, IN $104,200.00 $107,300.00 3.00%
Grand Rapids, MI $121,600.00 $128,000.00 5.30%
Green Bay, WI $125,600.00 $128,000.00 1.90%
Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, NC $133,400.00 $131,600.00 -1.30%
Greenville/Spartanburg, SC $122,400.00 $124,200.00 1.50%
Hartford, CT $160,600.00 $182,400.00 13.60%
Honolulu, HI $310,000.00 $350,000.00 12.90%
Houston, TX $126,500.00 $129,200.00 2.10%
Indianapolis, IN $111,900.00 $111,700.00 -0.20%
Jacksonville, FL $108,500.00 $120,600.00 11.20%
Kansas City, MO/KS $133,500.00 $138,400.00 3.70%
Knoxville, TN $117,200.00 $124,700.00 6.40%
Lake County, IL $184,500.00 $191,400.00 3.70%
Lansing/East Lansing, MI $117,800.00 $126,100.00 7.00%
Las Vegas, NV $153,100.00 $171,300.00 11.90%
Lexington/Fayette, KY $125,300.00 $128,500.00 2.60%
Lincoln, NE $113,700.00 $120,100.00 5.60%
Little Rock-N. Little Rock, AR $91,900.00 $99,300.00 8.10%
Los Angeles Area, CA $265,000.00 $307,900.00 16.20%
Louisville, KY/IN $120,200.00 $127,800.00 6.30%
Madison, WI $168,100.00 $180,900.00 7.60%
Melbourne/Titusville/Palm Bay, FL $99,600.00 $124,900.00 25.40%
Memphis, TN/AR/MS $123,900.00 $129,300.00 4.40%
Miami/Hialeah, FL $174,100.00 $202,200.00 16.10%
Middlesex/Somerset/Hunterdon, NJ $274,400.00 $293,700.00 7.00%
Milwaukee, WI $159,000.00 $173,600.00 9.20%
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN/WI $173,000.00 $189,100.00 9.30%
Monmouth/Ocean, NJ $219,100.00 $270,400.00 23.40%
Montgomery, AL $108,500.00 $106,700.00 -1.70%
Nassau/Suffolk, NY $287,500.00 $338,000.00 17.60%
New Haven/Meriden, CT $173,500.00 $211,400.00 21.80%
New Orleans, LA $116,400.00 $123,500.00 6.10%
New York/N. New Jersey/Long Island,NY/NJ/CT $286,200.00 $329,400.00 15.10%
Newark, NJ $279,200.00 $302,300.00 8.30%
Oklahoma City, OK $103,100.00 $105,700.00 2.50%
Omaha, NE/IA $118,700.00 $120,300.00 1.30%
Orange Cnty. (Anaheim/Santa Ana MSA), CA $372,000.00 $448,400.00 20.50%
Orlando, FL $127,500.00 $137,700.00 8.00%
Pensacola, FL $109,500.00 $111,000.00 1.40%
Peoria, IL $81,200.00 $83,900.00 3.30%
Philadelphia, PA/NJ $122,000.00 $153,400.00 25.70%
Phoenix, AZ $141,700.00 $147,300.00 4.00%
Pittsburgh, PA $94,400.00 $99,300.00 5.20%
Portland, ME $158,900.00 $185,000.00 16.40%
Portland, OR $175,700.00 $184,900.00 5.20%
Providence, RI $169,600.00 $213,200.00 25.70%
Reno, NV $175,200.00 $183,500.00 4.70%
Richmond/Petersburg, VA $129,200.00 $142,300.00 10.10%
Riverside/San Bernardino, CA $164,700.00 $194,800.00 18.30%
Rochester, NY $87,200.00 $90,400.00 3.70%
Rockford, IL $97,900.00 $108,600.00 10.90%
Sacramento, CA $183,600.00 $230,000.00 25.30%
Salt Lake City/Ogden, UT $143,000.00 $148,100.00 3.60%
San Antonio, TX $104,000.00 $108,700.00 4.50%
San Diego, CA $325,500.00 $389,100.00 19.50%
San Francisco Bay Area, CA $482,300.00 $509,000.00 5.50%
Sarasota, FL $167,600.00 $192,700.00 15.00%
Seattle, WA $247,600.00 $250,000.00 1.00%
Shreveport, LA $87,500.00 $96,000.00 9.70%
Sioux Falls, SD $112,800.00 $122,000.00 8.20%
South Bend/Mishawaka, IN $84,300.00 $83,800.00 -0.60%
Springfield, IL $83,900.00 $93,500.00 11.40%
Springfield, MA $129,700.00 $142,400.00 9.80%
Syracuse, NY $80,300.00 $85,100.00 6.00%
Tacoma, WA $166,800.00 $172,000.00 3.10%
Tallahassee, FL $133,100.00 $131,000.00 -1.60%
Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL $129,200.00 $137,800.00 6.70%
Toledo, OH $101,800.00 $107,800.00 5.90%
Topeka, KS $89,100.00 $90,500.00 1.60%
Trenton, NJ $154,600.00 $191,700.00 24.00%
Tucson, AZ $137,600.00 $150,100.00 9.10%
Tulsa, OK $104,100.00 $107,900.00 3.70%
Washington, DC/MD/VA $229,100.00 $252,600.00 10.30%
Waterloo/Cedar Falls, IA $83,500.00 $80,700.00 -3.40%
Wichita, KS $95,700.00 $96,000.00 0.30%
Wilmington, DE/NJ/MD $136,200.00 $160,700.00 18.00%
Worcester, MA $172,000.00 $187,000.00 8.70%
Source: National Association of Realtors

 

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