Leadville, CO


Highest Appreciating Leadville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Leadville, 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

Leadville Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,644, 1,177 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $213,011, Leadville real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Leadville, accounting for 81.68% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Leadville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.81%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.26%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.63%).

People in Leadville primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Leadville has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

The housing in Leadville was primarily built before 1939 ( 61.18%), making the housing stock in Leadville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Leadville. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 17.86%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 16.36%). There's also some housing in Leadville built between 2000 and later ( 4.61%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Leadville. Fully 32.20% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Leadville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Leadville 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.

Leadville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Leadville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.56%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Leadville house appreciation rate of 1.28%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Leadville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Leadville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Leadville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.41%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 83.57% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Leadville. Leadville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.00%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.00%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,202,000 0.8
$902,001 - $1,202,000 0.0
$601,001 - $902,000 0.0
$481,001 - $601,000 0.0
$361,001 - $481,000 7.3
$240,001 - $361,000 30.6
$120,001 - $240,000 44.5
$60,001 - $120,000 7.0
$0 - $60,000 9.8

Low for CO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
29.2101253955233 65.938864628821

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Leadville 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
56.30% 2.62% 5 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,068 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 42.05
Renters 57.95
Vacant 32.20

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Leadville HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.6
1970 - 1999 16.4
1940 - 1969 17.9
1939 or Older 61.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.7
Townhomes 3.6
Small Apt. Buildings 4.3
Apt. Complexes 8.8
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 12.96
2 Bedrooms 35.14
3 Bedrooms 27.07
4 Bedrooms 14.57
5 or more bedrooms 10.25

Popular Neighborhoods in Leadville

Popular Communities Near Leadville, CO

Zip Codes in Leadville, CO