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Post Falls, ID Real Estate Market

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 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Post Falls, ID Housing Market Trends

With a population of 38,485, 12,481 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $408,895, Post Falls real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Post Falls, accounting for 74.01% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Post Falls include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.13%), mobile homes or trailers ( 6.62%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.57%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Post Falls. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.33% of Post Falls's homes, and 72.18% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Post Falls homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 48.01% of Post Falls'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 Post Falls real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 46.20%), and between 1940-1969 ( 3.27%). There's also some housing in Post Falls built before 1939 ( 2.51%).

Post Falls Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Post Falls has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Post Falls real estate appreciated 171.43% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 10.50%, putting Post Falls in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Post Falls 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 Post Falls that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Post Falls real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Post Falls appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 21.42%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 84.75% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Post Falls. Post Falls appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.06%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.29%.

Notably, Post Falls's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Idaho, our data show that Post Falls's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% 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 Post Falls differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Post Falls - 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 Post Falls real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$408,895

Post Falls, ID HOME PRICES

> $1,648,000
$1,236,001 - $1,648,000
$824,001 - $1,236,000
$659,001 - $824,000
$495,001 - $659,000
$329,001 - $495,000
$165,001 - $329,000
$82,001 - $165,000
$0 - $82,000
0.7%
0.7%
0.9%
0.9%
5.9%
5.9%
10.2%
10.2%
18.0%
18.0%
32.4%
32.4%
22.6%
22.6%
3.1%
3.1%
6.1%
6.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for ID

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
12,481

Post Falls Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
ID*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2021 Q4 - 2022 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2021 Q1 - 2022 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2020 Q1 - 2022 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2022 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2022 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2022 Q1
248.02% 5.76%
9
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,509 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
70.3%
70.3%
29.7%
29.7%
4.3%
4.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
48.0%
48.0%
46.2%
46.2%
3.3%
3.3%
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
74.0%
74.0%
2.7%
2.7%
6.6%
6.6%
10.1%
10.1%
6.6%
6.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
0.7%
0.7%
3.4%
3.4%
18.5%
18.5%
51.6%
51.6%
20.6%
20.6%
5.2%
5.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES