Auburn home prices fall in October 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in October 2020 in Auburn fell by $3,000 while total sales decreased by 16.7%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In October 2020, there were five homes sold, with a median sale price of $145,000 - a 2% decrease over the $148,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were six homes sold in Auburn in October 2019.

The median sales tax in Auburn for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $1,795, approximately 1.2% of the median home sale price for October 2020.

The following table compares Auburn to other Sangamon County cities with similar median sales prices in October 2020:

CityOct. 2020 Home SalesOct. 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Oct. 2020 Median Sales PriceOct. 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Sherman440%$174,000$286,500-39.3%
Rochester89-11.1%$163,000$230,000-29.1%
Pawnee17-85.7%$162,500$138,82017.1%
Chatham14875%$156,500$142,00010.2%
Pleasant Plains5425%$155,000$170,500-9.1%
Auburn56-16.7%$145,000$148,000-2%
Spaulding110%$137,000$210,000-34.8%
New Berlin23-33.3%$133,950$295,000-54.6%
Divernon21100%$127,500$50,000155%
Riverton23-33.3%$92,500$130,000-28.8%
Dawson110%$66,000$132,000-50%

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