Larkspur, CO


Highest Appreciating Larkspur Neighborhoods Since 2000

Larkspur, 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

Larkspur Housing Market Information

With a population of 194, 139 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $702,119, Larkspur house prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, Larkspur real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Larkspur, accounting for 58.50% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Larkspur include mobile homes or trailers ( 40.14%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.36%).

Dwellings in Larkspur tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 51.02% of the homes in Larkspur have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Larkspur 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 Larkspur built before 1939 ( 25.85%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 15.65%). There's also some housing in Larkspur built between 2000 and later ( 6.12%).

Larkspur Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Larkspur has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Larkspur real estate appreciated 15.44% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.45%, putting Larkspur in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Larkspur 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 Larkspur that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Larkspur real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Larkspur appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.72%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 71.59% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Larkspur. Larkspur appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.59%.

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

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Larkspur's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,252,000 5.2
$939,001 - $1,252,000 15.2
$626,001 - $939,000 38.7
$501,001 - $626,000 17.5
$375,001 - $501,000 10.2
$250,001 - $375,000 5.7
$125,001 - $250,000 1.7
$63,001 - $125,000 0.8
$0 - $63,000 5.1

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.63682175084964 4.80349344978166

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Larkspur 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
46.30% 2.23% 3 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,291 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 79.14
Renters 20.86
Vacant 5.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.1
1970 - 1999 52.4
1940 - 1969 15.6
1939 or Older 25.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.5
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 1.4
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 40.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 3.40
2 Bedrooms 47.62
3 Bedrooms 36.73
4 Bedrooms 4.08
5 or more bedrooms 8.16

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