Fountain CO
APPRECIATION RATE TRENDS AND HOUSING MARKET DATA



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Fountain, 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 Q2 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Fountain Housing Market Information

With a population of 30,454, 9,793 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $307,790, Fountain real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fountain, accounting for 78.68% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fountain include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.62%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.38%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.32%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Fountain. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.51% of Fountain's homes, and 72.87% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Fountain homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 49.20% of Fountain's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Fountain real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 41.00%), and between 1940-1969 ( 7.85%). There's also some housing in Fountain built before 1939 ( 1.95%).

Fountain Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Fountain has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Fountain real estate appreciated 63.59% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.04%, putting Fountain in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Fountain 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 Fountain that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Fountain real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Fountain appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.61%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.17% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Fountain. Fountain appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.72%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.07%.

Importantly, this makes Fountain one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Fountain's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$307,790

Fountain, CO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,376,000 0.4
$1,032,001 - $1,376,000 0.2
$688,001 - $1,032,000 0.8
$551,001 - $688,000 1.6
$413,001 - $551,000 11.3
$275,001 - $413,000 42.8
$138,001 - $275,000 36.9
$69,001 - $138,000 1.7
$0 - $69,000 4.2

Average for CO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
20.4321167883212 57.8260869565217

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
9,793

Fountain Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CO*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q1 - 2020 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q2
88.85% 3.15%
4
7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$2,006 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 65.51
Renters 34.49
Vacant 4.45

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Fountain HOMES
2000 or Newer 49.2
1970 - 1999 41.0
1940 - 1969 7.9
1939 or Older 2.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Fountain HOMES
Single-Family 78.7
Townhomes 4.3
Small Apt. Buildings 6.6
Apt. Complexes 6.4
Mobile Homes 4.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Fountain HOMES
No Bedroom 1.00
1 Bedroom 2.65
2 Bedrooms 14.25
3 Bedrooms 46.46
4 Bedrooms 26.40
5 or more bedrooms 9.23