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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 46,333, 19,440 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $477,989, real estate costs in Littleton are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Colorado communities.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Littleton, accounting for 50.64% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 34.03%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.57%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.47%).
People in Littleton primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Littleton has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
There is a lot of housing in Littleton 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 Littleton built between 1940-1969 ( 31.88%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.41%). There's also some housing in Littleton built before 1939 ( 2.20%).
In the last 10 years, Littleton has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Littleton real estate appreciated 73.62% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.67%, putting Littleton in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Littleton 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 Littleton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Littleton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Littleton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.75%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.04% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Littleton. Littleton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.14%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 13.15%.
Importantly, this makes Littleton 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 Littleton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Littleton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Littleton - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Littleton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,101,001 - $1,468,000||2.5|
|$734,001 - $1,101,000||11.1|
|$587,001 - $734,000||12.2|
|$440,001 - $587,000||21.1|
|$294,001 - $440,000||30.3|
|$147,001 - $294,000||14.3|
|$74,001 - $147,000||3.1|
|$0 - $74,000||2.3|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Littleton HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||12.4|
|1970 - 1999||53.5|
|1940 - 1969||31.9|
|1939 or Older||2.2|
|TYPE OF Littleton HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||2.5|
|SIZE OF Littleton HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||9.23|