Atchison, KS


Highest Appreciating Atchison Neighborhoods Since 2000

Atchison, KS 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 Q1 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

Atchison Housing Market Information

With 10,712 people, 3,688 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $120,027, house prices in Atchison are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Atchison, accounting for 75.91% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Atchison include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.37%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.22%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.32%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Atchison are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.77% owning and 42.23% renting.

The housing in Atchison was primarily built before 1939 ( 45.38%), making the housing stock in Atchison some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Atchison. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 26.44%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 21.61%). There's also some housing in Atchison built between 2000 and later ( 6.57%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Atchison. Fully 14.39% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Atchison homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Atchison real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Atchison Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Atchison's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.03% during the period.

Over the last year, Atchison appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Atchison's appreciation rate has been 0.15%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Atchison were at 1.04%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.23%.

Relative to Kansas, our data show that Atchison's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Kansas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,027,000 0.0
$770,001 - $1,027,000 0.5
$513,001 - $770,000 0.0
$411,001 - $513,000 1.2
$308,001 - $411,000 3.7
$206,001 - $308,000 8.2
$103,001 - $206,000 28.6
$51,001 - $103,000 40.8
$0 - $51,000 17.0

High for KS
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
65.3668112035626 37.9432624113475

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Atchison Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
33.94% 1.71% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$825 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.77
Renters 42.23
Vacant 14.39

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.6
1970 - 1999 21.6
1940 - 1969 26.4
1939 or Older 45.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 75.9
Townhomes 0.2
Small Apt. Buildings 8.2
Apt. Complexes 14.4
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.34
1 Bedroom 11.70
2 Bedrooms 25.00
3 Bedrooms 37.72
4 Bedrooms 15.37
5 or more bedrooms 6.87

Zip Codes in Atchison, KS