Littleton, CO
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Littleton, 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

Littleton Housing Market Information

With 46,340 people, 19,283 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $388,609, 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 50.59% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Littleton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.52%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.70%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.91%).

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 ( 31.69%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 12.35%). There's also some housing in Littleton built before 1939 ( 2.02%).

Littleton Home Appreciation Rates

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 48.27% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.02%, 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 10.87%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 95.78% 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 2.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.59%.

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.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$388,609

Littleton, CO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,402,000 2.5
$1,051,001 - $1,402,000 2.7
$701,001 - $1,051,000 9.2
$561,001 - $701,000 9.4
$421,001 - $561,000 18.5
$280,001 - $421,000 33.6
$140,001 - $280,000 17.6
$70,001 - $140,000 3.6
$0 - $70,000 3.0

High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
9.96718621821165 25.764192139738

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
19,283

Littleton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CO*
Compared To
America*
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
80.01% 3.47% 8 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,536 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 60.87
Renters 39.13
Vacant 4.56

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Littleton HOMES
2000 or Newer 12.4
1970 - 1999 53.9
1940 - 1969 31.7
1939 or Older 2.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Littleton HOMES
Single-Family 50.6
Townhomes 10.7
Small Apt. Buildings 2.9
Apt. Complexes 33.5
Mobile Homes 2.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Littleton HOMES
No Bedroom 1.56
1 Bedroom 19.37
2 Bedrooms 26.10
3 Bedrooms 23.09
4 Bedrooms 20.58
5 or more bedrooms 9.30