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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Caldwell Housing Market Information

With a population of 54,660, 16,204 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $201,483, Caldwell real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Caldwell, accounting for 75.91% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Caldwell include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.41%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.33%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.08%).

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 64.43% owning and 35.57% renting.

Caldwell homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 43.19% 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 ( 36.49%), and between 1940-1969 ( 15.93%). There's also some housing in Caldwell built before 1939 ( 4.38%).

Caldwell Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Caldwell has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Caldwell real estate appreciated 57.67% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.66%, putting Caldwell in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Caldwell 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 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 9.65%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.69% 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 2.55%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.60%.

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
> $1,605,000 0.1
$1,204,001 - $1,605,000 0.0
$803,001 - $1,204,000 0.3
$642,001 - $803,000 0.2
$482,001 - $642,000 1.8
$321,001 - $482,000 7.8
$161,001 - $321,000 56.4
$80,001 - $161,000 24.0
$0 - $80,000 9.4

Low for ID
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
37.792700729927 61.2903225806452

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Caldwell Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
101.10% 3.65%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,149 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.43
Renters 35.57
Vacant 5.70

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 43.2
1970 - 1999 36.5
1940 - 1969 15.9
1939 or Older 4.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 75.9
Townhomes 2.3
Small Apt. Buildings 7.1
Apt. Complexes 7.4
Mobile Homes 7.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.79
1 Bedroom 5.77
2 Bedrooms 19.33
3 Bedrooms 51.19
4 Bedrooms 18.08
5 or more bedrooms 3.85