Swansea home prices fall in January 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2020 in Swansea fell by $7,450 while total sales increased by 22.2%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2020, there were 22 homes sold, with a median sale price of $148,500 - a 4.8% decrease over the $155,950 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 18 homes sold in Swansea in January 2019.

The median sales tax in Swansea for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $3,735, approximately 2.5% of the median home sale price for January 2020.

The following table compares Swansea to other St. Clair County cities with similar median sales prices in January 2020:

City
Jan. 2020 Home Sales
Jan. 2019 Home Sales
% change (Total Home Sales)
Jan. 2020 Median Sales Price
Jan. 2019 Median Sales Price
% change (Median Sales Price)
Smithton
2
5
-60%
$367,450
$265,000
38.7%
Millstadt
2
0
-
$327,500
$0
-
Shiloh
10
9
11.1%
$214,500
$186,000
15.3%
O'Fallon
22
27
-18.5%
$181,500
$204,000
-11%
Swansea
22
18
22.2%
$148,500
$155,950
-4.8%
Mascoutah
8
8
0%
$143,500
$167,750
-14.5%
Briar Hill
1
0
-
$138,000
$0
-
Fairview Heights
15
21
-28.6%
$132,500
$119,900
10.5%
Freeburg
3
4
-25%
$126,000
$239,250
-47.3%
Oak Hills
1
0
-
$116,900
$0
-
Dupo
4
5
-20%
$101,000
$30,000
236.7%

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