Charleston median home prices rose by 10% in 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in 2021 in Charleston rose by $10,500 while total sales increased by 10%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From January through December of 2021, there were 331 homes sold, with a median sale price of $115,000 - a 10% increase over the $104,500 median sale price for the previous year. There were 301 homes sold in Charleston in 2020.

The median sales tax in Charleston for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $2,130, approximately 1.9% of the median home sale price for 2021.

The following table compares Charleston to other Coles County cities in 2021:

CityJan. - Dec. 2021 Home SalesJan. - Dec. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. - Dec. 2021 Median Sales PriceJan. - Dec. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Lerna1315-13.3%$225,000$132,50069.8%
Charleston33130110%$115,000$104,50010%
Mattoon39134613%$85,000$80,0006.3%
Ashmore19190%$79,900$67,00019.3%
Oakland28273.7%$75,750$80,000-5.3%
Humboldt12119.1%$37,500$80,500-53.4%

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