Fort Lupton, CO


Highest Appreciating Fort Lupton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Fort Lupton, CO 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

Fort Lupton Housing Market Information

With 7,822 people, 2,407 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $221,472, Fort Lupton real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fort Lupton, accounting for 77.20% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fort Lupton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.84%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.46%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.04%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Fort Lupton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.89% owning and 35.11% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Fort Lupton 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 Fort Lupton built between 1940-1969 ( 17.65%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 13.11%). There's also some housing in Fort Lupton built between 2000 and later ( 13.00%).

Fort Lupton Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Fort Lupton has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Fort Lupton real estate appreciated 26.73% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.40%, putting Fort Lupton in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Fort Lupton definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Fort Lupton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Fort Lupton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Fort Lupton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.62%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 96.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Fort Lupton. Fort Lupton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.44%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.89%.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Fort Lupton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,445,000 0.1
$1,084,001 - $1,445,000 0.0
$722,001 - $1,084,000 1.9
$578,001 - $722,000 4.0
$433,001 - $578,000 6.3
$289,001 - $433,000 12.8
$145,001 - $289,000 53.4
$72,001 - $145,000 13.9
$0 - $72,000 7.6

Low for CO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
27.3995077932732 64.1921397379913

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fort Lupton 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
42.78% 2.09% 2 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,307 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.89
Renters 35.11
Vacant 7.46

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Fort Lupton HOMES
2000 or Newer 13.0
1970 - 1999 56.2
1940 - 1969 17.6
1939 or Older 13.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 77.2
Townhomes 2.5
Small Apt. Buildings 5.5
Apt. Complexes 10.8
Mobile Homes 4.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.92
1 Bedroom 8.23
2 Bedrooms 20.22
3 Bedrooms 38.02
4 Bedrooms 25.14
5 or more bedrooms 6.46