Windsor, CO


Highest Appreciating Windsor Neighborhoods Since 2000

Windsor, CO Real Estate Data

Windsor Housing Market Information

With 21,751 people, 7,210 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $399,119, real estate costs in Windsor 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 Windsor, accounting for 80.97% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Windsor include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.30%), row houses and other attached homes ( 6.35%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.57%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Windsor. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.98% of Windsor's homes, and 66.18% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Windsor homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 47.92% of Windsor's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Windsor real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 43.15%), and before 1939 ( 5.54%). There's also some housing in Windsor built between 1940-1969 ( 3.40%).

Windsor Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Windsor has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Windsor real estate appreciated 43.51% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.68%, putting Windsor in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Windsor 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 Windsor that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Windsor real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Windsor appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.81%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 98.61% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Windsor. Windsor appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 16.96%.

Importantly, this makes Windsor 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 Windsor's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 town. Individual neighborhoods within Windsor differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Windsor - 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 Windsor real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,450,000 1.1
$1,088,001 - $1,450,000 1.7
$725,001 - $1,088,000 8.8
$580,001 - $725,000 10.1
$435,001 - $580,000 13.9
$290,001 - $435,000 32.8
$145,001 - $290,000 28.0
$73,001 - $145,000 0.5
$0 - $73,000 3.1

High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
9.76752356971365 24.8908296943231

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,577 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 79.98
Renters 20.02
Vacant 4.25

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 47.9
1970 - 1999 43.1
1940 - 1969 3.4
1939 or Older 5.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 81.0
Townhomes 6.3
Small Apt. Buildings 3.6
Apt. Complexes 8.3
Mobile Homes 0.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.57
1 Bedroom 3.47
2 Bedrooms 16.51
3 Bedrooms 36.73
4 Bedrooms 29.44
5 or more bedrooms 12.28

Windsor Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
70.65% 3.19% 8 8
* 10 is highest