Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA):
Branson, MO is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) comprising counties including Taney County.
The Branson, MO metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is located in the southwest corner of Missouri. The MSA includes all of Taney and Stone counties and part of Christian County. According to the 2010 census, the MSA has a population of 417,334.
The housing market in the Branson MSA has been strong in recent years. The median home price in the MSA was $160,000 in 2017, up from $145,000 in 2016. The number of homes sold in the MSA also increased in 2017, with 2,842 homes sold compared to 2,625 homes sold in 2016.
There are several factors that have contributed to the strong housing market in the Branson MSA. One factor is the growing economy in the region. The unemployment rate in Taney County was 3.4% in December 2017, down from 4.0% a year earlier. Stone County's unemployment rate was even lower at 2.9%. Christian County's unemployment rate was 4.1%.
Another factor that has helped to boost the housing market is an increase in tourism to the region. Branson is a popular destination for both domestic and international tourists thanks to its many live entertainment venues and attractions such as Silver Dollar City and Table Rock Lake. The number of visitors to Branson grew from 8 million in 2010 to 10 million in 2016. This increase in tourism has led to more people moving to the area permanently, which has helped drive up demand for housing.
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