Tippecanoe County home prices fell 10.2% in August, with houses listed at a median of $350,000

The median home in Tippecanoe County listed for $350,000 in August, down 10.2% from the previous month's $389,900, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows.

Compared to August 2022, the median home list price increased 11.6% from $307,450.

Tippecanoe County's median home was 2,121 square feet, listed at $162 per square foot. The price per square foot of homes for sale is up 10.9% from August 2022.

Homes in Tippecanoe County were moving briskly compared to the August national average, with a median of 33 days on the market for listed houses. In the previous month, homes had a median of 22 days on the market. Around 180 homes were newly listed on the market in August, a 40.6% increase from 128 new listings in August 2022.

The median home prices issued by Realtor.com may exclude many, or even most, of a market's homes. The price and volume represent only singlefamily homes, condominiums or townhomes. They include existing homes, but exclude most new construction as well as pending and contingent sales.

Information on your local housing market, along with other useful community data, is available at data.jconline.com.

Across the Lafayette-West Lafayette metro area, median home prices fell to $331,250, down 0.1% from a month earlier. The median home had 2,034 square feet, at a list price of $158 per square foot.

In Indiana, median home prices were $302,450, a slight decrease from July. The median Indiana home listed for sale had 2,000 square feet, with a price of $150 per square foot.

Throughout the United States, the median home price was $435,450, a slight decrease from the month prior. The median American home for sale was listed at 1,907 square feet, with a price of $223 per square foot.

The median home list price used in this report represents the midway point of all the houses or units listed over the given period of time. Experts say the median offers a more accurate view of what's happening in a market than the average list price, which would mean taking the sum of all listing prices then dividing by the number of homes sold. The average can be skewed by one particularly low or high price.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated with data from the Realtor.com residential listings database. Please leave any feedback or corrections for this story here. This story was written by Ozge Terzioglu.

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