South St. Paul home prices rise in the third quarter of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the third quarter of 2020 in South St. Paul rose by $11,999 while total sales decreased by 37.4%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From July through September of 2020, there were 67 homes sold, with a median sale price of $240,000 - a 5.3% increase over the $228,001 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 107 homes sold in South St. Paul in the third quarter of 2019.

The median sales tax in South St. Paul for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $2,558, approximately 1.1% of the median home sale price for the third quarter of 2020.

The following table compares South St. Paul to other Dakota County cities with similar median sales prices in the third quarter of 2020:

CityJuly - Sept. 2020 Home SalesJuly - Sept. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)July - Sept. 2020 Median Sales PriceJuly - Sept. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Farmington98164-40.2%$303,500$272,00011.6%
Burnsville211300-29.7%$298,000$275,0008.4%
Northfield718-61.1%$265,000$318,500-16.8%
Inver Grove Heights89144-38.2%$265,000$262,7500.9%
Hastings91139-34.5%$260,000$239,9008.4%
Apple Valley166320-48.1%$259,000$280,000-7.5%
Hampton12850%$255,250$276,500-7.7%
West St. Paul4583-45.8%$250,000$239,6504.3%
Castle Rock4333.3%$244,000$310,000-21.3%
South St. Paul67107-37.4%$240,000$228,0015.3%
Empire13944.4%$234,000$315,000-25.7%

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