Pocatello, ID


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Pocatello, 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 Q3 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

Pocatello Housing Market Information

With a population of 54,746, 20,428 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $149,115, Pocatello real estate values are some of the lowest in Idaho, although compared to real estate around the nation, Pocatello homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Pocatello, accounting for 62.27% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pocatello include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.02%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.09%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.78%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Pocatello are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 59.13% owning and 40.87% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Pocatello 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 Pocatello built between 1940-1969 ( 36.66%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 14.32%). There's also some housing in Pocatello built between 2000 and later ( 9.17%).

Pocatello Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Pocatello's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.32% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Pocatello's appreciation rate, at 5.21%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Pocatello's appreciation rate has been 2.06%, which annualizes to a rate of 8.49%.

Relative to Idaho, our data show that Pocatello's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Pocatello differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Pocatello - 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 Pocatello real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,146,000 0.0
$860,001 - $1,146,000 0.0
$573,001 - $860,000 0.5
$459,001 - $573,000 0.5
$344,001 - $459,000 3.2
$229,001 - $344,000 12.4
$115,001 - $229,000 55.8
$57,001 - $115,000 19.4
$0 - $57,000 8.0

Very Low for ID
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
52.728496984601 86.1788617886179

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Pocatello Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q2 - 2017 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q3
48.99% 2.27% 2 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$890 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.13
Renters 40.87
Vacant 8.77

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Pocatello HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.2
1970 - 1999 39.8
1940 - 1969 36.7
1939 or Older 14.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 62.3
Townhomes 4.8
Small Apt. Buildings 14.0
Apt. Complexes 12.1
Mobile Homes 6.8
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.26
1 Bedroom 10.37
2 Bedrooms 28.38
3 Bedrooms 28.43
4 Bedrooms 18.08
5 or more bedrooms 12.48