Caldwell, ID

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Caldwell, ID 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 Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Caldwell Housing Market Information

With 53,149 people, 15,643 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $179,357, Caldwell real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Caldwell, accounting for 75.82% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Caldwell include mobile homes or trailers ( 7.68%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.33%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.23%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Caldwell are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.79% owning and 37.21% renting.

Caldwell homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 43.49% of Caldwell's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Caldwell real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 34.92%), and between 1940-1969 ( 16.56%). There's also some housing in Caldwell built before 1939 ( 5.02%).

Caldwell Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Caldwell have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 12.74%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Caldwell house appreciation rate of 1.21%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Caldwell that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Caldwell real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Caldwell appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.44%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 96.43% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Caldwell. Caldwell appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 4.33%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 18.46%.

Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Caldwell's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Idaho, our data show that Caldwell's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Idaho.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Caldwell differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Caldwell - 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 Caldwell real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,536,000 0.1
$1,152,001 - $1,536,000 0.1
$768,001 - $1,152,000 0.3
$614,001 - $768,000 0.4
$461,001 - $614,000 1.0
$307,001 - $461,000 6.2
$154,001 - $307,000 52.0
$77,001 - $154,000 29.9
$0 - $77,000 10.0

Low for ID
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
42.5284671532847 69.3548387096774

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Caldwell Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q1 - 2018 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q2
69.62% 2.90%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,065 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.79
Renters 37.21
Vacant 6.21

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 43.5
1970 - 1999 34.9
1940 - 1969 16.6
1939 or Older 5.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 75.8
Townhomes 1.9
Small Apt. Buildings 7.2
Apt. Complexes 7.3
Mobile Homes 7.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.68
1 Bedroom 6.45
2 Bedrooms 18.61
3 Bedrooms 51.31
4 Bedrooms 18.26
5 or more bedrooms 3.68