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How the Tampa Bay area stacks up locally...
By percentage change in the median home prices since 1998...
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How the Tampa Bay area stacks up nationally...
By percentage change in the median home prices since 1998...
City   Change
1. Nassau-Suffolk, N.Y. 107%
2. San Diego, Calif. 97%
3. Sacramento, Calif. 94%
4. New York-North NJ-Long Island, N.Y. 87%
5. Worcester, Mass. 86%
6. West Palm Bch-Boca Raton-Delray Bch, Fla. 85%
7. Providence, R.I. 84%
8. Anaheim-Santa Ana, Calif. (Orange Co.) 80%
9. Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. 80%
10. Los Angeles-Long Beach, Calif. 75%
11. Riverside-San Bernadino, Calif. 75%
12. San Francisco, Calif., area 74%
13. Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood-Pompano Bch, Fla. 73%
14. Ft. Myers-Cape Coral, Fla. 72%
15. Bergen-Passaic, N.J. 70%
16. Baltimore, Md. 69%
17. Washington, D.C. 66%
18. Sarasota, Fla. 66%
19. Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, N.J . 65%
20. Newark, N.J. 65%
26. Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. 55%

   
Median prices
Price rank
  City 1998 2003
(3rd Q)
1998 2003
1. San Francisco, Calif., area $321,700 560,200 1 1
2. Anaheim-Santa Ana, Calif. (Orange Co.) 261,700 471,700 3 2
3. Boston, Mass. 258,400 409,100 4 3
4. San Diego, Calif. 207,100 407,000 6 4
5. Honolulu, Hawaii 297,000 375,000 2 5
6. Nassau-Suffolk, N.Y. 175,400 363,700 11 6
7. Bergen-Passaic, N.J. 213,500 363,000 5 7
8. New York-North N.J.-Long Island, N.Y. 188,100 350,900 9 8
9. Los Angeles-Long Beach, Calif. 192,600 337,200 8 9
10. Newark, N.J. 199,200 328,900 7 10
11. Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, N.J. 184,200 304,600 10 11
12. Washington, D.C. 172,100 285,700 13 12
13. Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. 152,600 274,600 18 13
14. Seattle, Wash. 175,300 273,800 12 14
15. Sacramento, Calif. 125,600 243,600 36 15
16. Chicago, Ill. 166,800 241,900 14 16
17. Denver, Colo. 152,200 237,900 19 17
18. West Palm Bch-Boca Raton-Delray Bch, Fla. 126,600 233,600 35 18
19. Providence, R.I . 124,400 228,900 37 19
20. Ft, Lauderdale-Hollywood-Pompano Bch, Fla. 128,600
222,200
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20
64. Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. 89,300 138,600 99 64

Source: National Association of Realtors, Times research – Times Art

Note: For national comparisons, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties. The national figures do not match precisely with the local figures because national medians and percentages were calculated using only agent brokered sales.

 
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