Lone Tree, CO


Highest Appreciating Lone Tree Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lone Tree, 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

Lone Tree Housing Market Information

With 13,175 people, 4,955 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $643,140, Lone Tree house prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, Lone Tree 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 Lone Tree, accounting for 51.81% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lone Tree include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.82%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.69%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.05%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lone Tree are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.81% owning and 43.19% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Lone Tree 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 Lone Tree built between 2000 and later ( 39.93%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 0.82%).

Lone Tree Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Lone Tree has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Lone Tree real estate appreciated 48.01% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.00%, putting Lone Tree in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Lone Tree 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 Lone Tree that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Lone Tree real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Lone Tree appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.54%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.45% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Lone Tree. Lone Tree appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.59%.

Importantly, this makes Lone Tree 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 Lone Tree's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,385,000 8.6
$1,039,001 - $1,385,000 14.6
$693,001 - $1,039,000 26.1
$554,001 - $693,000 19.4
$416,001 - $554,000 20.8
$277,001 - $416,000 7.8
$139,001 - $277,000 2.1
$69,001 - $139,000 0.0
$0 - $69,000 0.5

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.27551857494433 7.4235807860262

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lone Tree 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
80.25% 3.47% 9 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,869 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.81
Renters 43.19
Vacant 2.98

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 39.9
1970 - 1999 59.2
1940 - 1969 0.8
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 51.8
Townhomes 10.7
Small Apt. Buildings 3.1
Apt. Complexes 33.8
Mobile Homes 0.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.72
1 Bedroom 17.47
2 Bedrooms 19.91
3 Bedrooms 21.34
4 Bedrooms 22.67
5 or more bedrooms 17.88