Kayenta, AZ


Highest Appreciating Kayenta Neighborhoods Since 2000

Kayenta, AZ Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Kayenta Housing Market Information

With 5,226 people, 1,241 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $57,206, house prices in Kayenta are some of the most affordable in Arizona as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Kayenta, accounting for 58.39% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kayenta include mobile homes or trailers ( 29.45%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.26%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 1.84%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Kayenta are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 43.02% owning and 56.98% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Kayenta built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Kayenta built between 2000 and later ( 22.09%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 3.35%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Kayenta. Fully 30.79% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Kayenta homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Kayenta real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Kayenta Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Kayenta over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 28.05% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Kayenta home appreciation rates at 1.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.33%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Kayenta that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Kayenta real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Kayenta appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.66%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.10% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Kayenta. Kayenta appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.33%.

Relative to Arizona, our data show that Kayenta's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Arizona.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,146,000 0.0
$860,001 - $1,146,000 0.0
$573,001 - $860,000 3.1
$458,001 - $573,000 0.0
$344,001 - $458,000 0.0
$229,001 - $344,000 2.5
$115,001 - $229,000 23.1
$57,001 - $115,000 21.8
$0 - $57,000 49.6

Very Low for AZ
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
98.4940818000703 97.2972972972973

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Kayenta Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
19.49% 1.04% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$912 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 43.02
Renters 56.98
Vacant 30.79

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 22.1
1970 - 1999 73.7
1940 - 1969 3.3
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.4
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 9.3
Apt. Complexes 1.8
Mobile Homes 29.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.52
1 Bedroom 5.35
2 Bedrooms 19.46
3 Bedrooms 55.16
4 Bedrooms 14.17
5 or more bedrooms 1.34

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